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pizza

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noun piz·za \ˈpēt-sə\

Simple Definition of pizza

  • : a food made from flat, usually round bread that is topped with usually tomato sauce and cheese and often with meat or vegetables

Full Definition of pizza

  1. :  a dish made typically of flattened bread dough spread with a savory mixture usually including tomatoes and cheese and often other toppings and baked —called also pizza pie

pizza·like play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of pizza

  1. We ordered a pizza for supper.

  2. I ordered pizza for supper.

  3. a slice of pepperoni pizza



Origin of pizza

Italian, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bizzo, pizzo bite, bit, bīzan to bite — more at bite


First Known Use: 1845


PIZZA Defined for Kids

pizza

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noun piz·za \ˈpēt-sə\

Definition of pizza

  1. :  a dish made of flattened bread dough topped usually with tomato sauce and cheese and often meat and vegetables and baked





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