cannelloni

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction can·nel·lo·ni \ ˌka-nə-ˈlō-nē \

Definition of cannelloni

: boiled tube-shaped or rolled pasta filled with a meat, fish, cheese, or vegetable mixture and baked in a sauce

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Origin and Etymology of cannelloni

Italian, plural of cannellone, augmentative of cannello segment of cane stalk, from canna


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  • : tubes of pasta that are filled with meat, fish, cheese, or vegetables and baked in a sauce


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