Definition of Gnocchi

1. Noun. (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.

Generic synonyms: Dumpling, Dumplings



Definition of Gnocchi

1. Noun. Italian pasta-like dumplings made of potato or semolina. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gnocchi

1. dumplings made of pasta [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gnocchi

gnawing animal
gnawing mammal
gnawingly
gnawings
gnawn
gnaws
gneiss
gneisses
gneissic
gneissoid
gneissoids
gneissose
gnetum
gnide
gnit
gnocchi (current term)
gnocchis
gnod
gnof
gnoff
gnoll
gnolls
gnomae
gnome
gnome's calf
gnomelike
gnomes
gnomic
gnomical
gnomically

Literary usage of Gnocchi

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1. Leaves from Our Tuscan Kitchen: Or, How to Cook Vegetables by Janet Ross (1900)
"'Beet 'gnocchi.' Wash well and remove the mid-ribs of a bundle of beet leaves, boil, and then throw them into cold water. Dry, mince them very fine, ..."

2. Italian Recipes for Food Reformers. by Maria Gironci (1905)
"gnocchi d'Oro, or Golden Dumplings. 6 ounces breadcrumbs. I pint milk. 4 ounces flour, 1 orange. 2 ounces sugar. 2 ounces butter. 4 eggs. ..."

3. American Agriculturist (1846)
"Polenta gnocchi are also capital. Stir in hot water, am simmer till of a consistence which ... The said gnocchi, made with common flour, are equally good. ..."

4. The American Agriculturist (1846)
"The said gnocchi, made with common flour, are equally good. It is the Roman popular dish, and no oete- ria's sign-board ever wants gnocchi FAMOSI inscribed ..."

5. A Taste of Jamaica: Where to Find the Very Best Jamaican Food by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (1999)
"Using two wet teaspoons, dip out a rounded spoonful of the gnocchi mixture. Place the second spoon on top of the gnocchi mixture, using the lower spoon to ..."

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