Spaghetto is the singular word for spaghetti.
Generally speaking, Italian words ending in “O” are singular and words ending in “I” are plural.
Because pasta dough is so tough, workers would walk over large batches of dough to knead it and a single batch would take “a full day’s walking” to make.
This is because it takes longer to digest al dente pasta than it does overcooked pasta ― thus making you feel full longer.
And it’s estimated that there are about four times as many names as there are shapes. Spaghetti, farfalle, and fettuccini are just the beginning.