Definition of calzone
: a baked or fried turnover of pizza dough stuffed with various fillings usually including cheese
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Raucous happy-hour venue to wind down from Friday with a few beers and a calzone?
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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: 1933
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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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