fusilli means: Italian spiral shaped pasta. Some varieties are made like springs. Some versions can be shaped as a spring. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does fusilli mean?

  • Literally, it means “Twisted spaghetti”. Cork-screw pasta is also known. It’s shaped as springs and screws. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Pasta made in spirals, or with corkscrews. (in Merlin Dictionary)