Gnocchi



[nok-ee, noh-kee; Italian nyawk-kee] /ˈnɒk i, ˈnoʊ ki; Italian ˈnyɔk ki/

noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) Italian Cookery.
1.
a dish of little dumplings made from potatoes, semolina, flour, or a combination of these ingredients.
/ˈnɒkɪ; ɡəˈnɒkɪ; ˈɡnɒkɪ/
plural noun
1.
dumplings made of pieces of semolina pasta, or sometimes potato, used to garnish soup or served alone with sauce
n.

1891, from Italian gnocchi, plural of gnocco, from nocchio “a knot in wood,” perhaps from a Germanic source akin to knuckle. So called for their shape.

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