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manicotti

[man-i-kot-ee; Italian mah-nee-kawt-tee] /ˌmæn ɪˈkɒt i; Italian ˌmɑ niˈkɔt ti/
noun, Italian Cookery.
1.
a dish consisting of large, tubular noodles stuffed with a mild cheese and baked in a tomato sauce.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; < Italian: muffs, plural of manicotto, diminutive of manica sleeve. See manche
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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

manicotti

/ˌmænɪˈkɒtɪ/
plural noun
1.
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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