How to Pronounce pene?

Correct pronunciation for the word "pene" is [pˈiːn], [pˈiːn], [p_ˈiː_n].

"Pene" in context

Pene is a type of pasta which is made of a dough composed of durum wheat flour and sometimes eggs. This long, thin form of pasta is a staple throughout Southern Italy, but is especially popular in the Campania region. The name pene comes from the Italian word for "pen" as the shape of the pasta looks like the nib of a fountain pen. The long, spaghetti-like strands of pene can be used in a variety of dishes, either with red or white sauces, and work especially well with light and delicate sauces, like pesto. Pene is often cooked al dente, to give dishes added texture.

Usage over time for pene:

This graph shows how "pene" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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