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
Ronnie opens up a line of restaurants, selling burgers, cakes, and lasagna.
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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: 1846
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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