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tor·tel·li·ni

 (tôr′tl-ē′nē)
n.
Pasta in small rings stuffed usually with meat or cheese and served in soup or with a sauce.

[Italian, diminutive of tortelli, a kind of pasta, pl. diminutive of torta, cake, from Late Latin tōrta, a kind of bread; see tortilla.]

tortellini

(ˌtɔːtəˈliːnɪ)
n
(Cookery) pasta cut into small rounds, folded about a filling, and boiled
[diminutive of tortelli]

tor•tel•li•ni

(ˌtɔr tlˈi ni)

n.
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) small rounds of pasta, filled with meat, cheese, etc., folded over, and shaped into rings.
[1905–10; < Italian, pl. of tortellino, diminutive of tortello stuffed pastry, derivative of torta cake; see torte]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tortellini - small ring-shaped stuffed pastatortellini - small ring-shaped stuffed pasta  
alimentary paste, pasta - shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
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