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 lasagna (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 More than 100 Veterans received a warm meal of turkey with all the trimmings and lasagna, as well as a gift bag of hats, gloves, socks and warm jackets purchased from distributors and with the assistance from a local business., "Community News For The Manchester Edition," 24 Dec. 2020 Vegan Christmas meals, family style for 4 ($60), with soup, sides, stuffed peppers or lasagna, cupcakes. Ian Mcnulty | Staff Writer,, "Where to get holiday takeout food in New Orleans, from Cajun turkey to Santa's cookies," 15 Dec. 2020 Clawson Take and heat premade choices include entrees of beef lasagna or a vegetarian mostaccioli. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Dozens of restaurants are offering Thanksgiving meals to-go," 21 Nov. 2020 Have a very Italian Christmas with a pair of stromboli (meat and vegetable), eight meatballs, lasagna and chopped salad ($70, serves two to four). Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, "These Twin Cities restaurants are offering Christmas takeout meals," 7 Dec. 2020 Our Test Kitchen has more than a dozen lasagna recipes for supper tonight. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, "How To Reheat Lasagna," 7 Dec. 2020 Frozen ravioli are always available, as are fresh lasagna sheets. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Secrets to achieving the perfect pasta pairing," 2 Dec. 2020 This easy Midwestern staple is similar to a lasagna without the fuss of creating all those layers. Paul Stephen,, "Recipe: Spaghetti Pie," 2 Dec. 2020 Drain and lay lasagna noodles flat on foil to cool before handling. Beth Segal, cleveland, "For three generations, Miceli has meant formaggio and family," 13 Nov. 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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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


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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