Definition of gnocchi noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnjɒki//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnjɑːki//
[plural] Carbohydrates, Savoury dishes
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an Italian dish consisting of small balls of potato mixed with flour and boiled, usually eaten with a sauce See related entries: Carbohydrates, Savoury dishes Word OriginItalian, plural of gnocco, alteration of nocchio ‘knot in wood’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gnocchi