manic otti

manicotti

[man-i-kot-ee; Italian mah-nee-kawt-tee]
noun Italian Cookery.
a dish consisting of large, tubular noodles stuffed with a mild cheese and baked in a tomato sauce.

Origin:
1945–50; < Italian: muffs, plural of manicotto, diminutive of manica sleeve. See manche

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manicotti (ˌmænɪˈkɒtɪ)
 
pl n
large tubular noodles, usually stuffed with ricotta cheese and baked in a tomato sauce
 
[Italian: sleeves, plural of manicotto, diminutive of manica sleeve]

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