Definitions

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

  • noun A small casing of pasta with any of various fillings, such as chopped meat or cheese.
  • noun A dish made with ravioli.

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  • noun Small square parcels of pasta filled with meat, cheese, spinach etc.
  • noun A dish made with ravioli.

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  • noun small circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings

Etymologies

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

[Italian, pl. of raviolo, perhaps from dialectal rava, turnip, from Latin rāpa, pl. of rāpum.]

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  • I'm curious that John hasn't loved ravioli.

    September 16, 2008

  • Indeed.

    April 18, 2009