Definition of manicotti in English:

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manicotti

Pronunciation: /ˌmanəˈkädē/

noun

Pasta in the shape of large tubes.
Example sentences
  • Place the filled manicotti noodles in one layer on top of the spaghetti sauce.
  • Place the filled manicotti shells in a row inside the dish.
  • Using a small spoon, stuff the manicotti with the cheese mixture.

Origin

Italian, plural of manicotto 'muff'.

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Syllabification: ma·ni·cot·ti

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