Pronunciation: (tôr"tl-ē'nē; It. tôr"tel-lē'nē), [key]
—n.pl. Italian Cookery.
small rounds of pasta, filled, as with a meat or cheese stuffing, and then shaped into rings and boiled: often served in broth or with a sauce.
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