cannelloni

[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. canned,
  2. canned heat,
  3. canned laughter,
  4. cannel coal,
  5. cannellini bean,
  6. cannelure,
  7. canner,
  8. cannery,
  9. cannes,
  10. cannetille

Also can·ne·lons [kan-l-onz] /ˈkæn lˌɒnz/.

Origin of cannelloni

1835–45; < Italian, plural of cannellone, equivalent to cannell(o) tube (derivative of canna; see cane) + -one augmentative suffix

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British Dictionary definitions for cannelloni

cannelloni

canneloni

/ (ˌkænɪˈləʊnɪ) /

pl n

tubular pieces of pasta filled with meat or cheese

Word Origin for cannelloni

Italian, plural of cannellone, from cannello stalk, from canna cane 1

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