[ kan-l-oh-nee; Italian kahn-nel-law-nee ]
/ ˌkæn lˈoʊ ni; Italian ˌkɑn nɛlˈlɔ ni /
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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.
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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
Words nearby cannelloni
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British Dictionary definitions for cannelloni
/ (ˌkænɪˈləʊnɪ) /
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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