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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Owner Catarina Ferreira serves more savory dishes, including a hearty black-bean soup and an eggplant cannelloni, at her vegetarian sister restaurant, Rotas da Ilha Verde. 011-351-938-346-886. Gisela Williams, New York Times, "Where to Shop (and Eat) in São Miguel, Portugal," 9 May 2018 The menu at Nephew's Ristorante, set to open in late March on Metairie Road, will have familiar dishes from Tony Angello's, like stuffed shrimp, lobster cup and cannelloni. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "Tony Angello's longtime chef will open Metairie restaurant: report," 22 Feb. 2018 His top recommendations are Assunta Madre for seafood and Ristorante Tullio for classic Italian dishes like cannelloni and Roman-style artichokes. New York Times, "5 Tips for a Luxury Trip to Rome for Less," 1 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of cannelloni

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cannelloni

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

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cannelloni

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English Language Learners Definition of cannelloni

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

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