manicotti

noun man·i·cot·ti \ ˌma-nə-ˈkä-tē \

Definition of manicotti

plural manicotti
: tubular pasta shells that may be stuffed with ricotta or a meat mixture; also : a dish of stuffed manicotti usually with tomato sauce

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Origin and Etymology of manicotti

Italian, plural of manicotto muff, from manica sleeve, from Latin, from manus hand


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manicotti

noun

Definition of manicotti for English Language Learners

  • : a type of pasta in the shape of tubes that are usually filled with meat or cheese and covered with tomato sauce


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