Definitions for vermicelli

vermicelli ver·mi·cel·li

Spelling: [vur-mi-chel-ee, -sel-ee]
IPA: /ˌvɜr mɪˈtʃɛl i, -ˈsɛl i/

Vermicelli is a 10 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 17 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 22 points.

You can make 221 anagrams from letters in vermicelli (ceeiillmrv).

Definitions for vermicelli


  1. a kind of pasta in the form of long, slender, solid threads, resembling spaghetti but thinner. Compare macaroni (def 1).

Origin of vermicelli

1660-70; Italian, plural of vermicello, diminutive of verme worm Latin vermis

Examples for vermicelli

Paper and vermicelli are manufactured with rude appliances in the town.

For vermicelli, however, it will still be necessary to go to Italy.

Later, around 400 BC, they invented faloodeh: rice water, vermicelli, and ice mixed with saffron and/or fruit.

Warm two ounces of vermicelli and put into it; boil it ten minutes, and pour it into a tureen, with the crust of a French roll.

Spaghetti, vermicelli, and noodles all are good in their way.

You may, if you choose, use a larger quantity of vermicelli.

Pour over it the puree of nuttolene and cover with the other half of the vermicelli.

This dish may be made with vermicelli, spaghetti, or any other Italian paste.

Their vermicelli is excellent, and all their pastry is unusually light and white as snow.

By the Middle Ages, the trade in macaroni and vermicelli was already well established.

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