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[man-i-kot-ee; Italian mah-nee-kawt-tee] /ˌmæn ɪˈkɒt i; Italian ˌmɑ niˈkɔt ti/
noun, Italian Cookery.
a dish consisting of large, tubular noodles stuffed with a mild cheese and baked in a tomato sauce.
Origin of manicotti
1945-50; < Italian: muffs, plural of manicotto, diminutive of manica sleeve. See manche Unabridged
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Examples from the web for manicotti
  • The whole mantles can be used as alternates for tube-shaped pastas, such as manicotti.
  • Lasagna with vegetables, a vegetarian meal, will replace the vegetarian manicotti.
  • Among the pasta dishes are baked manicotti, penne in vodka sauce and linguine in clam sauce.
British Dictionary definitions for manicotti


plural noun
large tubular noodles, usually stuffed with ricotta cheese and baked in a tomato sauce
Word Origin
Italian: sleeves, plural of manicotto, diminutive of manica sleeve
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