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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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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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