ag·​no·​lot·​ti | \ ˌän-yə-ˈlä-tē How to pronounce agnolotti (audio) , -ˈlȯ-\
plural agnolotti

Definition of agnolotti

: pasta in the form of semicircular cases containing a filling (as of meat, cheese, or vegetables)

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Beautiful-quality halibut pairs with delicate shrimp agnolotti and a medley of spring vegetables. Phil Vettel,, "Review: Will Wentworth's cooking at Mordecai earn him another Michelin star?," 8 June 2018 At this Italian restaurant in a modern industrial space, ricotta is stuffed in pizza crusts, agnolotti may be made with carrot, and a Stromboli measures two feet. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Matthew Kenney’s Latest, Nodding to Japan, Opens in the East Village," 1 May 2018 Joe made lamb agnolotti with beets, hazelnuts and cacao pecora cheese. Luis Miguel Echegaray,, "Talkin' Top Chef, Episode 10: Spooky Setting Brings the Nightmare Dessert Out of Each Chef," 8 Feb. 2018 Pigtail agnolotti doused in demi-glace are a bummer, well on the raw side of the al dente barrier, with grainy pork crumbles for filling. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "Is Matthias Merges and Graham Elliot's Gideon Sweet the second coming of Yusho?," 21 Feb. 2018 As the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act teetered on the edge of failure in July, Trump invited senators to dine on lemon ricotta agnolotti and grilled rib-eye steak in the Blue Room of the White House. Paige Winfield Cunningham, Washington Post, "The Health 202: Trump is now the one holding up a health-care bill," 25 Oct. 2017 A half-dozen appetizers are mostly in the sub-$20 range and include foie gras torchon, potato agnolotti and Mediterranean octopus with hummus and pita. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit's wildly ambitious new steakhouse Prime + Proper could debut this weekend," 1 Nov. 2017 Animal in Los Angeles offers foie gras and Spam, while New York City’s Noreetuh serves Spam agnolotti with burgundy truffles. Ayalla A. Ruvio, Smithsonian, "How Spam Went from Canned Necessity to American Icon," 5 July 2017 It’s hard to beat the pastas, including luscious agnolotti filled with bacon, pork, and beef, splashed with toasted butter and sage, and garnished with sliced Grana Padano. Michael Klein,, "Let's Eat: Grill of his dreams," 30 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of agnolotti

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agnolotti

borrowed from Italian, plural of agnolotto, agnellotto, alteration of *anegliotto, alteration of anellotto, diminutive of anello "ring," going back to Latin ānellus, diminutive of ānus "ring" — more at anus

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