manicotti manicotti n. Tubular large noodles that are usually stuffed with mild cheese and baked in tomato sauce; -- a type of Italian pasta; also a dish of such noodles thus prepared. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • manicotti — [man΄i kät′ē; ] It [ mä΄nē kō̂t′tē] pl.n. [It, lit., muffs, pl. of manicotto < manica, sleeve < L, sleeve, muff < manus, hand: see MANUAL] [usually with sing. v.] pasta, in the form of long, broad tubes, usually boiled, stuffed with… …   English World dictionary

  • manicotti — noun (plural manicotti) Etymology: Italian, plural of manicotto muff, from manica sleeve, from Latin, from manus hand Date: 1947 tubular pasta shells that may be stuffed with ricotta or a meat mixture; also a dish of stuffed manicotti usually… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • manicotti — /man i kot ee/; It. /mah nee kawt tee/, n. Italian Cookery. a dish consisting of large, tubular noodles stuffed with a mild cheese and baked in a tomato sauce. [1945 50; < It: muffs, pl. of manicotto, dim. of manica sleeve. See MANCHE] * * * …   Universalium

  • manicotti — noun /ˌmænɪˈkɑti,ˌmænəˈkɑti/ wide tubes of pasta filled with a savoury stuffing and baked in the oven Syn: cannelloni …   Wiktionary

  • manicotti — mænɪ kÉ‘tɪ / kÉ’tɪ n. (Cuisine) Italian dish consisting of tube shaped pasta having a filling of meat or cheese; tubular pasta …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manicotti —    (mah nee KOT tee) [Italian: sleevelets] In cooking, a baked dish consisting of tubular pasta stuffed with cheese and covered in tomato sauce …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • manicotti — man·i·cot·ti …   English syllables

  • manicotti — ma•ni•cot•ti [[t]ˌmæn ɪˈkɒt i[/t]] n. coo (used with a sing. or pl. v.) large tubular noodles usu. stuffed with a mild cheese and baked in a tomato sauce • Etymology: 1945–50; < It: pl. of manicotto muff, dim. of manica sleeve …   From formal English to slang

  • manicotti — noun large pasta tubes stuffed with chopped meat or mild cheese and baked in tomato sauce • Hypernyms: ↑pasta, ↑alimentary paste …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meal, Ready-to-Eat — MRE redirects here. For other uses, see MRE (disambiguation). Two MRE packets: beef teriyaki and meatloaf with gravy The Meal, Ready to Eat commonly known as the MRE is a self contained, individual field ration in lightweight packaging bought by… …   Wikipedia

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