cannoli

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction can·no·li \kə-ˈnō-lē, ka-\

Definition of cannoli

  1. :  a deep-fried tube of pastry filled with sweetened and flavored ricotta cheese

Origin and Etymology of cannoli

Italian, plural of cannolo small tube, diminutive of canna


First Known Use: 1943


CANNOLI Defined for English Language Learners

cannoli

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction can·no·li \kə-ˈnō-lē, ka-\

Definition of cannoli for English Language Learners

  • : a type of pastry filled with sweetened cheese


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