gnocchi

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gnoc·chi

 (nyō′kē, nyŏk′ē)
pl.n.
Dumplings made of flour, semolina, or potatoes, boiled or baked and served with grated cheese or a sauce.

[Italian, pl. of gnocco, from dialectal Italian (Venetian); akin to Italian nocca, knuckle, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle High German knoche, bone and Middle English knokel, knuckle.]

gnocchi

(ˈnɒkɪ; ɡəˈnɒkɪ; ˈɡnɒkɪ)
pl n
(Cookery) dumplings made of pieces of semolina pasta, or sometimes potato, used to garnish soup or served alone with sauce
[Italian, plural of gnocco lump, probably of Germanic origin; compare Middle High German knoche bone]

gnoc•chi

(ˈnɒk i, ˈnyɒk i, ˈnoʊ ki, ˈnyoʊ-)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
small Italian dumplings made from potatoes, semolina, flour, or a combination of these.
[1890–95; < Italian]

gnocchi

Dumplings made from semolina paste, potatoes or choux pastry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gnocchi - (Italian) a small dumpling made of potato or flour or semolina that is boiled or baked and is usually served with a sauce or with grated cheese
dumpling, dumplings - small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
Translations

gnocchi

[ˈnɒkɪ] NPLñoquis mpl

gnocchi

[ˈnɒki ˈnjɒki] nplgnocchis mpl

gnocchi

plGnocchi pl
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We also sampled some Gnocco fritto served with 'Nduja di Spilinga' (BD5.
Prosciutto San Daniele and gnocco fritto (fried dough sticks) satisfied primordial brain impulses and was perked up with a smear of the spicy Calabrian dip we pinched from the fish dish.
At the party our friend organizes every year at the onset of summer, we eat sliced meats and fried gnocco.
Try the totally authentic gnocco fritto (fried strips of bread dough, Modena style) with prosciutto ($15) at Cantina Toscana.