Definitions

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

  • noun Pasta in large-sized tubes.
  • noun A dish consisting of such tubes stuffed with meat or cheese, usually served hot with a tomato sauce.

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

  • noun 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.

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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 large pasta tubes stuffed with chopped meat or mild cheese and baked in tomato sauce

Etymologies

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

[Italian, pl. of manicotto, muff, from manica, sleeve, from Latin manicae, sleeves, from manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

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Italian muffs

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