Definition of tortellini in English:

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tortellini

Pronunciation: /ˌtôrdlˈēnē/

noun

Small squares of pasta that are stuffed with meat or cheese and then rolled and formed into small rings.
Example sentences
  • Remove the tortellini from the ring molds and crimp the front edge of each.
  • Bream is not packed with flavour, so it works well with plenty of others. On this occasion, some clever citrus orzo and a prawn tortellini combined with a bisque emulsion to deliver plenty of flavour.
  • To finish the tortellini: Divide the reserved pasta dough into three pieces.

Origin

Italian, plural of tortellino, diminutive of tortello 'small cake, fritter'.

Words that rhyme with tortellini

Athene, bambini, beanie, Bellini, Bernini, bikini, Boccherini, Borromini, capellini, catenae, Cellini, Cherubini, Cyrene, Fellini, fettuccine, genie, greeny, grissini, Heaney, Houdini, Jeanie, linguine, martini, Mazzini, mankini, meanie, Mussolini, Mycenae, Paganini, Panini, porcini, Puccini, queenie, rapini, Rossellini, Rossini, Santoríni, Selene, spaghettini, Sweeney, teeny, teeny-weeny, Toscanini, Trini, tweeny, wahine, weeny, zucchini

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Syllabification: tor·tel·li·ni

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