Manicotti definition

mănĭ-kŏtē
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Pasta in large-sized tubes.
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A dish consisting of such tubes stuffed with meat or cheese, usually served hot with a tomato sauce.
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Pasta in the form of long, broad tubes, usually boiled, stuffed with cheese, and baked with a tomato sauce.
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Wide tubes of pasta filled with a savoury stuffing and baked in the oven.
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Origin of manicotti

  • Italian pl. of manicotto muff from manica sleeve from Latin manicae sleeves from manus hand man-2 in Indo-European roots

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

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