Definition of lasagna
1 or less commonly lasagneplay \lə-ˈzän-yə\ : pasta in the form of broad often ruffled ribbons
2 : a baked dish containing layers of boiled lasagna, and usually cheese, a seasoned sauce of tomatoes, and meat or vegetables
Recent Examples of lasagna from the Web
Beverly Grove, $$$ Gino Angelini grew up on his grandma’s green lasagna in a village outside the Adriatic resort city of Rimini and came to L.A. to help Mauro Vincenti with Rex in the mid-’90s.
There's tofu lasagna at Avenue M, located a block from my childhood home.
Instead, once a week, a box arrives at her doorstep filled with packets of ingredients to make ribollita soup, lasagna and pasta with fried halloumi cheese.
Beautiful Rainbow has several favorites among regular diners, such as its vegetarian lasagna and pimento cheese sandwiches.
The lasagna is homemade, as are all of the pasta noodles, which earned the restaurant praise during a surprise dining visit years ago from Oprah Winfrey's personal chef Art Smith.
A plain super slice will cost you $12 but their specialties — like mac and cheese and lasagna — can cost up to $32.
The world is still recovering from that time Kylie made lasagna in her nude set.
PM, free Mon 6/19: Celebrate 39 years of Garfield during Essay Fiesta at the Book Cellar (4736 N. Lincoln) with readings honoring the lasagna-loving, Monday-hating, original grumpy cat himself.
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Origin and Etymology of lasagna
Italian lasagna, from Vulgar Latin *lasania cooking pot, its contents, from Latin lasanum chamber pot, from Greek lasanon
First Known Use: 1846See Words from the same year
LASAGNA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lasagna for English Language Learners
: a type of Italian food that has layers of flat noodles baked with a sauce usually of tomatoes, cheese, and meat
LASAGNA Defined for Kids
Definition of lasagna for Students
: layers of broad flat noodles baked with a sauce usually of tomatoes, cheese, and meat or vegetables
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