[ man-i-kot-ee; Italian mah-nee-kawt-tee ]
/ ˌmæn ɪˈkɒt i; Italian ˌmɑ niˈkɔt ti /
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noun Italian Cooking.
a dish consisting of large, tubular noodles stuffed with a mild cheese and baked in a tomato sauce.
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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
/ (ˌmænɪˈkɒtɪ) /
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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