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ravioli

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noun rav·i·o·li \ˌra-vē-ˈō-lē, ˌrä-\

Simple Definition of ravioli

  • : pasta that is shaped like a square and is filled with meat, cheese, or vegetables

Full Definition of ravioli

plural ravioli also rav·i·o·lis play \-lēz\

  1. :  pasta in the form of little cases of dough containing a savory filling (as of meat or cheese)

Origin of ravioli

Italian, from Italian dialect, plural of raviolo, literally, little turnip, diminutive of rava turnip, from Latin rapa — more at rape


First Known Use: 1841

Rhymes with ravioli


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