manicotti[man′i kät′ē; It mä′nē kō̂t′tē]
Origin: It, literally , muffs, plural of manicotto from manica, sleeve from L, sleeve, muff from manus, hand: see manual
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- Pasta in large-sized tubes.
- A dish consisting of such tubes stuffed with meat or cheese, usually served hot with a tomato sauce.
Origin: Italian, pl. of manicotto, muff, from manica, sleeve, from Latin manicae, sleeves, from manus, hand; see man-2 in Indo-European roots.