noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Italian Cookery.
Origin of gnocchi
Examples from the Web for gnocchi
Pasticcio di Maccheroni is an excellent macaroni pie, and Gnocchi di Patele are little knobs of paste boiled like macaroni.The Gourmet's Guide to Europe|Algernon Bastard
And we are going to have gnocchi done in a special way with cheese.December Love|Robert Hichens
Then drop the gnocchi one by one into boiling salted water and boil for ten minutes.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:|Mrs. W. G. Waters
The gnocchi and the olives must certainly have disagreed with me.Post-Prandial Philosophy|Grant Allen
British Dictionary definitions for gnocchi
Word Origin for gnocchi
Word Origin and History for gnocchi
1891, from Italian gnocchi, plural of gnocco, from nocchio "a knot in wood," perhaps from a Germanic source akin to knuckle. So called for their shape.