cappelletti

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction cap·pel·let·ti \ ˌka-pə-ˈle-tē \
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of cappelletti

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

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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


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