[man-i-kot-ee; Italian mah-nee-kawt-tee]
- 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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- large tubular noodles, usually stuffed with ricotta cheese and baked in a tomato sauce
Italian: sleeves, plural of manicotto, diminutive of manica sleeve