tortellini
noun (plural tortellini; also tortellinis) Etymology: Italian, plural of tortellino pasta round, diminutive of tortello, from torta cake Date: circa 1911 pasta in the form of little ring-shaped cases containing a filling (as of meat or cheese)

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