Definition of manicotti in English:

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manicotti

Pronunciation: /ˌmanɪˈkɒti/

plural noun

Large tubular pasta shapes.
Example sentences
  • It costs $9.95 for pastas, such as cannelloni, manicotti, or penne in rosée sauce.
  • In Little Italy, there are several pasta staples including manicotti in a rosé sauce, generous pieces of thick, soft eggplant parmigiana and a light lasagna made up of broad swathes of noodles.
  • I'm holding off on eating dinner (low fat manicotti with turkey sausage and a green salad) but I'm hoping that will make me feel a little better.

Origin

Italian, plural of manicotto 'muff'.

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