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
: 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
pizzalikeplay \-ˌlīk\ adjective
Examples of pizza in a sentence
We ordered a pizza for supper.
I ordered pizza for supper.
a slice of pepperoni pizza
Origin and Etymology 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
Definition of pizza for Students
: 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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