Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Pasta in large-sized tubes.
  • noun A dish of such tubes stuffed with meat, vegetables, or cheese and baked in a tomato or cream sauce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a tubular pasta filled with meat or cheese.

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  • noun Wide tubes of pasta filled with a savoury stuffing and baked in the oven.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun tubular pasta filled with meat or cheese

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, pl. of cannellone, tubular soup noodle, from cannello, small tube, diminutive of canna, reed, from Latin; see cane.]

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Italian cannelloni, from Latin canna ("reed").

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