manicotti

[ 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
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British Dictionary definitions for manicotti

manicotti

/ (ˌmænɪˈkɒtɪ) /

pl n

large tubular noodles, usually stuffed with ricotta cheese and baked in a tomato sauce

Word Origin for manicotti

Italian: sleeves, plural of manicotto, diminutive of manica sleeve
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