Definition of calzone
: 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
CALZONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of calzone for English Language Learners
: a food originally from Italy that consists of baked or fried dough folded over and filled with tomato sauce, cheese, etc.
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