nounpl. -·ti or -·tis
pasta in the form of long, broad tubes, usually boiled, stuffed with cheese, and baked with a tomato sauce
Origin of manicottiIt, literally , muffs, plural of manicotto from manica, sleeve from L, sleeve, muff from manus, hand: see manual
- Pasta in large-sized tubes.
- A dish consisting of such tubes stuffed with meat or cheese, usually served hot with a tomato sauce.
Origin of manicottiItalian pl. of manicotto muff from manica sleeve from Latin manicae sleeves from manus hand ; see man-2 in Indo-European roots.