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Definition of "cannoli" [cannoli]

  • A fried pastry roll with a sweet creamy filling. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cannoli" in a sentence
  • "End your evening with one of seven homemade desserts: the raspberries with zabaglione are a sinfully rich concoction, while the cannoli is a creamy masterpiece."
  • "Holy cannoli, which is sort of anaculturalistic yes!"
  • "Cassata cake, sometimes called cannoli cake in the U.S., combines layers of sponge cake with a chocolate - and fruit-studded filling, all covered with a thick frosting and garnished with candy or fruit."