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 (kăn′ə-lō′nē, kä′nə-)
1. Pasta in large-sized tubes.
2. A dish of such tubes stuffed with meat, vegetables, or cheese and baked in a tomato or cream sauce.

[Italian, pl. of cannellone, tubular soup noodle, from cannello, small tube, diminutive of canna, reed, from Latin; see cane.]
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(ˌkænɪˈləʊnɪ) or


pl n
(Cookery) tubular pieces of pasta filled with meat or cheese
[Italian, plural of cannellone, from cannello stalk, from canna cane1]
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(ˌkæn lˈoʊ ni)

(used with a sing. or pl. v.) large, tubular pieces of pasta filled usu. with chopped meat and baked in a sauce.
[1835–45; < Italian, pl. of cannellone=cannell(o) tube]
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Noun1.cannelloni - tubular pasta filled with meat or cheese
pasta - a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
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[ˌkænɪˈləʊnɪ] NPLcanelones mpl
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Alison impressed with her offering of pigeon breast with an array of parsnip and bacon-based trimmings, while Steve made the only fish dish of the evening - a cod loin with squid ink and handmade crab cannelloni.
Season to taste and blitz until smooth, then use the mixture to fill the cannelloni tubes (using a piping bag is the easiest way to do this).
Baked spinach cannelloni Ready in 1 hour, serves 4.