Definition of cannelloni in English:

cannelloni

Line breaks: can¦nel|loni
Pronunciation: /ˌkanəˈləʊni
 
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noun

1Rolls of pasta stuffed with a meat or vegetable mixture.
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  • The cannelloni with it were stuffed with barley, an interesting failure.
  • The cannelloni stuffed with ricotta and spinach exhibited more neatness and care: three satiny rolls anointed with contrasting ribbons of its white and red sauces, beautifully presented nut brown and gratinated on a sizzling plate.
  • Roll up the ham slices like little cannelloni and spoon over some of the vinaigrette.
1.1 [mass noun] An Italian dish consisting of cannelloni cooked in a cheese sauce.
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  • My favorite of the pastas was the veal cannelloni, dual torpedo tubes of ground veal, congealed in a creamy mushroom sauce, with flakes of Parmesan sprinkled on top.
  • The Italian presence has resulted in a great popularity for pasta dishes such as spaghetti, lasagna, cannelloni, and ravioli.
  • Unfortunately I also had the cannelloni which was not as nice.

Origin

Italian, literally 'large tubes', from cannello 'tube'.

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