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cannoli

[kuh-noh-lee; Italian kahn-naw-lee]
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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

1940–45; < Italian, plural of cannolo, derivative of canna reed, cane; cf. cannelloni
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