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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vermicelli \Ver`mi*cel"li\, n. [It., pl. of vermicello, literally, a little worm, dim. of verme a worm, L. vermis. See Worm, and cf. Vermicule, Vermeil.] The flour of a hard and small-grained wheat made into dough, and forced through small cylinders or pipes till it takes a slender, wormlike form, whence the Italian name. When the paste is made in larger tubes, it is called macaroni. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

vermicelli n 1: pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti