tortellini


tor·tel·li·ni

noun \ˌtr-tə-ˈlē-nē\

: pasta in the form of small, ring-shaped cases containing meat, cheese, etc.

plural tortellini also tortellinis

Full Definition of TORTELLINI

:  pasta in the form of little ring-shaped cases containing a filling (as of meat or cheese)

Origin of TORTELLINI

Italian, plural of tortellino pasta round, diminutive of tortello, from torta cake
First Known Use: circa 1911

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