noun \ˌra-vē-ˈō-lē, ˌrä-\

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

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

Full Definition of RAVIOLI

:  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

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