noun man·i·cot·ti \ˌma-nə-ˈkä-tē\

: a type of pasta in the shape of tubes that are usually filled with meat or cheese and covered with tomato sauce

plural manicotti

Full Definition of MANICOTTI

:  tubular pasta shells that may be stuffed with ricotta or a meat mixture; also :  a dish of stuffed manicotti usually with tomato sauce


Italian, plural of manicotto muff, from manica sleeve, from Latin, from manus hand
First Known Use: 1947

Rhymes with MANICOTTI


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