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lasagna

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noun la·sa·gna \lə-ˈzän-yə\

Simple Definition of lasagna

  • : a type of Italian food that has layers of flat noodles baked with a sauce usually of tomatoes, cheese, and meat

Full Definition of lasagna

  1. 1 also la·sa·gne play \-yə\ :  pasta in the form of broad often ruffled ribbons

  2. 2 :  a baked dish containing layers of boiled lasagna, and usually cheese, a seasoned sauce of tomatoes, and meat or vegetables

Origin of lasagna

Italian lasagna, from Vulgar Latin *lasania cooking pot, its contents, from Latin lasanum chamber pot, from Greek lasanon


First Known Use: 1846

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