Simple Definition of tortellini
: pasta in the form of small, ring-shaped cases containing meat, cheese, etc.
Full Definition of tortellini
plural tortellini also tortellinis
: 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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