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 Lucia featured a fava bean agnolotti at its grand re-opening last weekend, and Nonna features fusili with herbed fava bean pesto this week. Dallas News, 10 Apr. 2021 Its regular menu includes Italian staples like cacio e pepe, burrata, and agnolotti. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, 25 Feb. 2021 Perbacco Dungeness crab salad, agnolotti with truffle fonduta and ribeye steak with black truffle butter are some of the celebratory dishes on San Francisco Italian staple Perbacco’s four-course dinner ($100 per person, two person minimum). Janelle Bitker,, 22 Dec. 2020 Take the agnolotti z'herbes with pot liquor and harissa sauce. Beth D'addono,, 21 Dec. 2020 So give a sister a chance, and go to La Griglia for its short-rib agnolotti accompanied by a botanical blend of baby carrots, English peas and morel as well as beech mushrooms, in a slightly sweet sherry wine reduction. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 27 Oct. 2020 Executive chef Graham Dodds, who worked at Hibiscus in its heyday, is reinventing some of diners’ favorite dishes, like the rabbit agnolotti. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 12 Aug. 2020 First among equals amid the pastas is the agnolotti. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 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,, 13 Jan. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'agnolotti.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About agnolotti

Time Traveler for agnolotti

Time Traveler

The first known use of agnolotti was in 1841

See more words from the same year

Statistics for agnolotti

Cite this Entry

“Agnolotti.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!