Cannelloni definition

kănə-lōnē, känə-
Frequency:
Pasta in large-sized tubes.
noun
0
0
A dish of such tubes stuffed with meat, vegetables, or cheese and baked in a tomato or cream sauce.
noun
0
0
Pasta in the form of tubular casings of dough filled with ground meat or other filling, boiled, then baked in a sauce.
noun
0
0
One of these filled casings.
noun
0
0
Wide tubes of pasta filled with a savoury stuffing and baked in the oven.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of cannelloni

  • Italian pl. of cannellone tubular soup noodle from cannello small tube diminutive of canna reed from Latin cane

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Italian cannelloni, from Latin canna (“reed”).

    From Wiktionary