Definition of tortelli in English:

tortelli

Syllabification: tor·tel·li
Pronunciation: /tôrˈtelē
 
/

noun

Small pasta parcels stuffed with a cheese or vegetable mixture.
More example sentences
  • Next is a page with 17 Pasta selections with spaghetti, fettuccine, penne, gnocchi, tortelli, lasagne and tortellini.
  • An antipasto of local ham and salami is followed by good renditions of local pasta staples like tortelli di zucca and tagliatelle al sugo di anatra (with duck sauce), washed down a glass or two of honest Lambrusco.
  • To finish the tortelli: Bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil.

Origin

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

Definition of tortelli in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day internecine
Pronunciation: ˌintərˈnesēn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict