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)

Examples of agnolotti in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First among equals amid the pastas is the agnolotti. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "At Modena, excellent Italian cooking is primed to ‘make a splash’," 27 Sep. 2019 At Villon, Fox has added a shrimp agnolotti with roasted chicken dashi; potato gnocchi with mushroom and kale; and fish and chips with a a sea bean and seaweed slaw, among other things. Justin Phillips,, "Former Commonwealth chef Jason Fox to head restaurants at Mid-Market’s Proper Hotel," 13 Jan. 2020 Mixtape also does the intriguing-yet-flawed (a pastrami agnolotti; pork belly nuggets with a root beer BBQ sauce and pickled watermelon rind). Gary Baum, The Hollywood Reporter, "Mixtape: Dining Review," 1 Nov. 2019 Not to be outdone, Hotel Del executive chef Stefan Peroutka created a dinner that began with Kobe beef tataki, truffles, and Sevruga caviar; then ran to braised Wagyu short rib, lobster agnolotti, and hen-of- the-woods mushrooms. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Food Fight: Grand Chef Throwdown," 4 Oct. 2019 This 164-seat restaurant will have Miles Schaefer (formerly of Sepia, Blackbird, Big Star, & WD~50 in New York) at the helm and serve items like banh mi French dip, pea and ricotta agnolotti, house nachos, salads, cocktails, wine and beer. Grace Wong,, "Tortello opens Monday bringing handmade pasta to Wicker Park, plus more dining news," 1 July 2019 Highlights of the second course include, Osetra caviar at $75, rabbit agnolotti with sugo arrosot (roast sauce), Parmigiano foam and a pine nut lemon gremolata at $22. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Veteran chefs promise luxurious dining at Pernoi in Birmingham," 10 Sep. 2019 Pistol Whip serves a mix of European and American dishes like Caesar salad croquettes, Piedmontese agnolotti and dry-aged beef ribeye tomahawks, created by chef Nic Lebas. Josie Sexton, The Denver Post, "Four-month-old restaurant Pistol Whip for sale in the Santa Fe Arts District," 6 Sep. 2019 The handmade agnolotti that was served over a velvety puree of sweet English peas back in April now is enrobed in a breathtakingly rich corn, Parmesan and mascarpone sauce. Patricia Escárcega,, "Spago at middle age: Is Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant still relevant?," 27 June 2019

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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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“Agnolotti.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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