agnolotti


agnolotti
/an'yeuh lot"ee/; It. /ah'nyaw lawt"tee/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) Italian Cookery.
a dish of small pasta shaped like half moons and usually filled with tortellini stuffing: boiled and served in broth or with a sauce.
[ < It: filled disc-shaped or rectangular pasta, pl. of agnolotto, agnellotto, prob. alter of *anegliotto, var. of anellotto, equiv. to anell(o) ring ( < L anellus, dim. of anus ring) + -otto n. suffix, here perh. with dim. force; -o- internally may reflect Upper It form such as Pavia dial. agnulòt]

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