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[kan-l-oh-nee; Italian kahn-nel-law-nee] /ˌkæn lˈoʊ ni; Italian ˌkɑn nɛlˈlɔ ni/
plural noun
tubular or rolled pieces of pasta, usually filled with a mixture of meat or poultry and often cheese and baked in a cream or tomato sauce.
Also, cannelons
[kan-l-onz] /ˈkæn lˌɒnz/ (Show IPA)
Origin of cannelloni
1835-45; < Italian, plural of cannellone, equivalent to cannell(o) tube (derivative of canna; see cane) + -one augmentative suffix Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for cannelloni


plural noun
tubular pieces of pasta filled with meat or cheese
Word Origin
Italian, plural of cannellone, from cannello stalk, from cannacane1
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