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cannoli

[kuh-noh-lee; Italian kahn-naw-lee] /kəˈnoʊ li; Italian kɑnˈnɔ li/
plural noun, Italian Cookery.
1.
tubular pastry shells stuffed with a sweetened filling of whipped ricotta and often containing nuts, citron, or bits of chocolate.
Origin of cannoli
1940-1945
1940-45; < Italian, plural of cannolo, derivative of canna reed, cane; cf. cannelloni
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