Definition of vermicelli in English:

vermicelli

Pronunciation: /ˌvərməˈCHelē//ˌvərməˈselē/

noun

  • Pasta made in long slender threads.

    • ‘But it wasn't some slim vermicelli that created his ultimate comeback, but a retake on a terror tale about killer rats.’
    • ‘He dropped them into a cast-iron skillet with olive oil and garlic, doused them with sherry and butter, and gussied them up with vermicelli.’
    • ‘Place bean thread or rice vermicelli noodles in a pot, cover with hot water and allow to stand until tender.’
    • ‘Steep the rice vermicelli noodles in boiling hot water for five minutes, remove, strain and set aside.’
    • ‘The puff-and-serve chapattis, high-protein biscuits and vermicelli kheer are doing well at the retail market place, thank you.’
    • ‘Add your soy sauce until the vermicelli and chicken take on a golden chestnut colour.’
    • ‘As I enjoy my vermicelli under the watchful eyes of smiling Buddha, I notice that Wan Ker-sin is swallowing, instead of chewing his food.’
    • ‘Islands of tender beef brisket float among rice vermicelli in a delicate lemongrass broth flavored with scallion, cilantro and onion.’
    • ‘You have to take plenty of money if you plan to order the braised lobster with vermicelli which costs 968 yuan per pot.’
    • ‘Rice vermicelli noodles add extra interest, and handfuls of herbs make up the necessary greenery.’
    • ‘Chaariya are short thin noodles, similar to vermicelli.’
    • ‘Put the vermicelli into warm water and soften it.’
    • ‘There's also fried rice, vermicelli and meal-in-a-bowl soups that can be had with veggies, beef or chicken.’
    • ‘Also be sure to parch your vermicelli noodles until they are a rich golden brown colour.’
    • ‘Greek cooks sometimes add rice or broken vermicelli noodles to the stock to make it more substantial.’
    • ‘Place approximately 1/4 cup of vermicelli over the pork and shrimp.’
    • ‘Broader and thicker than the skinny rice vermicelli, it plays a starring role in the ever-popular Pad Thai noodles with egg, prawn and chilli.’
    • ‘Cook the vermicelli according to package instructions.’
    • ‘Onam is the season for banana chips, pappadams and vermicelli.’
    • ‘Gently break the vermicelli into smaller pieces.’

Origin

Italian, plural of vermicello, diminutive of verme worm from Latin vermis.

Pronunciation:

vermicelli

/ˌvərməˈCHelē//ˌvərməˈselē/