Origin: It, pl. of cannellone, a hollow noodle, lit., small tube, aug. of cannello, a tube, joint of cane, dim. of canna, cane
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- Pasta in large-sized tubes.
- A dish consisting of such tubes stuffed with meat, vegetables, or cheese and baked in a tomato or cream sauce.
Origin: Italian, pl. of cannellone, tubular soup noodle, from cannello, small tube, diminutive of canna, reed, from Latin; see cane.