Asked in Collective Nouns
Spaghetti is technically a collective noun since it refers to a lot of pasta but if you pull out one strand what do you have?
Spaghetti is not a collective noun. The noun 'spaghetti' is a word for a specific type of pasta. If you pull out one strand of spaghetti, you will have one strand of spaghetti. ...
Asked in Collective Nouns, Grammar, Spaghetti
Since spaghetti refers to a lot of pasta what is one strand called?
One strand is called a strand of spaghetti. Note: Your initial premise is incorrect, the word 'spaghetti' does not refer to 'a lot of pasta', the noun spaghetti is a word for a specific type of pasta, one strand or many strands. ...