lasagna

noun
la·​sa·​gna | \ lə-ˈzän-yə How to pronounce lasagna (audio) \

Definition of lasagna

1 or less commonly lasagne \ lə-​ˈzän-​yə How to pronounce lasagne (audio) \ : 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

Examples of lasagna in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s one of the city’s classic Creole-Italian spots, where red gravy and seafood gumbo share the menu with shrimp remoulade and seafood lasagna. Ian Mcnulty | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, "Liuzza’s Restaurant & Bar, classic Creole-Italian restaurant in New Orleans, up for sale," 24 Nov. 2020 Fazoli’s is an Italian fast-food franchise, one of the only restaurant concepts where customers can get a platter of fettuccini alfredo or a slice of lasagna and pick it up from a drive-through window in a matter of minutes. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Hot breadsticks: Italian drive-through Fazoli’s is coming to Dallas-Fort Worth, again," 23 Nov. 2020 Starting next month, two of Portland’s best restaurants, Le Pigeon and Canard, will roll out their latest pandemic-time pivots: a virtual dining club for the former, to-go lasagna from the latter. Michael Russell, oregonlive, "Meet Le Pigeon’s latest pandemic-time pivot, the Dirty Bird Dinner Club," 20 Nov. 2020 This recipe for lasagna, always a favorite Italian dish, can be made ahead. Ben Fogel, Sunset Magazine, "These 20 Ground Beef Recipes Will Meat Your Every Desire," 23 Oct. 2020 Chef Natalie Allesee is offering a pair of takeout dinners that feed four: one showcases roast turkey breast ($90), the other winter vegetable lasagna ($75). Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, "Here are 7 more Twin Cities restaurant Thanksgiving takeout and dine-in suggestions," 13 Nov. 2020 Choice of sous vide turkey breast or mushroom and spinach lasagna. Keith Pandolfi, The Enquirer, "Give thanks to local restaurants by letting them prepare this year's feast for you," 12 Nov. 2020 In July, Maturo requested food from Lasagna Love, expecting to receive a microwaveable Stouffer’s lasagna. Washington Post, "She began by baking lasagna for her city, and now her program spans every U.S. state," 2 Nov. 2020 This recipe for lasagna, always a favorite Italian dish, can be made ahead. Ben Fogel, Sunset Magazine, "These 20 Ground Beef Recipes Will Meat Your Every Desire," 23 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of lasagna

1846, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lasagna

Italian lasagna, from Vulgar Latin *lasania cooking pot, its contents, from Latin lasanum chamber pot, from Greek lasanon

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“Lasagna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lasagna. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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lasagna

noun
How to pronounce lasagna (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of lasagna

: a type of Italian food that has layers of flat noodles baked with a sauce usually of tomatoes, cheese, and meat

lasagna

noun
la·​sa·​gna | \ lə-ˈzän-yə How to pronounce lasagna (audio) \

Kids Definition of lasagna

: layers of broad flat noodles baked with a sauce usually of tomatoes, cheese, and meat or vegetables

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