lasagna

noun la·sa·gna \ lə-ˈzän-yə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lasagna

1 or less commonly lasagne play \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

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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


LASAGNA Defined for English Language Learners

lasagna

noun

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

lasagna

noun la·sa·gna \ lə-ˈzän-yə \

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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