cappelletti

play
noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction cap·pel·let·ti \ˌka-pə-ˈle-tē\

Definition of cappelletti

  1. :  pasta in the form of little peaked hats filled with a savory mixture

Origin and Etymology of cappelletti

Italian, plural of cappelletto, diminutive of cappello hat, from Medieval Latin cappellus cap, diminutive of Late Latin cappa head covering — more at cap


First Known Use: 1945

Learn More about cappelletti


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up cappelletti? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!