can·​nel·​lo·​ni | \ ˌka-nə-ˈlō-nē How to pronounce cannelloni (audio) \

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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Recent Examples on the Web The three entrees offered are coq au vin with pomme puree, wild mushroom and cheese roulade and crepe cannelloni. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "These restaurants are offering special Mother's Day take-out options," 6 May 2020 Aunt Rita's Italian crepes are the basis for Chrissie's cannelloni. Polly Campbell,, "Norma and Chrissie: Grandmother's memory lures chef back to Cincinnati," 19 Mar. 2020 The Swiss onion soup — a beefier, cheese-less version of the ubiquitous French onion — is recommended, as are the cannelloni and manicotti from the long list of daily specials. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "These are 9 definitive Downriver dining destinations," 6 Sep. 2019 Whitefriars is more Modern Irish, with lots of nods to international flavors: Think tandoori chicken, Shepherd’s pie with duck, and eggplant cannelloni for the veg friends, plus standout sides like cheesy cauliflower with tobacco-scented onions. Sandra Ramani, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunch Places in Dublin," 11 July 2018 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,, "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

1830, 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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The first known use of cannelloni was in 1830

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“Cannelloni.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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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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