Simple Definition of calzone
: a food originally from Italy that consists of baked or fried dough folded over and filled with tomato sauce, cheese, etc.
Full Definition of calzoneplural
: a baked or fried turnover of pizza dough stuffed with various fillings usually including cheese
Origin and Etymology of calzone
Italian, from calzone (singular of calzoni pants), augmentative of calza stocking, from Medieval Latin calcea, from Latin calceus shoe, from calc-, calx heel
First Known Use: 1947
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