Definition of gemelli in English:

gemelli

Pronunciation /jəˈmelē/ /dʒəˈmɛli/

noun

  • Pasta in the form of two short rods twisted around each other.

    ‘A bowl of gemelli pasta with mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan, and flashes of rosemary was the first entrée obliterated by my table.’
    ‘Several kinds of macaroni, including gemelli, farfallone and rosette, are now being distributed nationwide.’

Origin

Italian, literally ‘twins’.

Pronunciation

gemelli

/jəˈmelē/ /dʒəˈmɛli/