Is vermicelli a cereal?
no its not a cereal but it can be put in cereal
"Little worms" and "little wormlike-looking pasta" are English equivalents of the Italian word vermicelli. Specifically, the word is a masculine noun in its plural form. It is formed by adding the diminutive suffix -celli ("dear, little, small, sweet") to the masculine noun verme ("maggot, worm"). The pronunciation will be "VER-mee-TCHEL-lee" in Italian.
Indeed the term "vermicelli" literally means "little worms", but do not worry! It has nothing to do with what's in it, but rather with the shape this type of italian pasta takes. Vermicelli is nowadays practically undistinguishable from the "spaghetti" (italian form for "little strings"), whose denomination now includes a large variety of italian pasta shapes which have the common characteristic of being long sticks of pasta with variable diameter. Possibly, the differentiating factor for…