Definition of 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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Vinegar Hill House is super flexible and Chef Michael Poiarkoff’s roast chicken is my favorite in the whole city and my husband loves the spinach and ricotta manicotti with pork ragu and pine nuts.
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Origin and Etymology of manicotti
Italian, plural of manicotto muff, from manica sleeve, from Latin, from manus hand
First Known Use: 1941See Words from the same year
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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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