parmigiana

adjective
par·​mi·​gia·​na | \ ˌpär-mi-ˈjä-nə How to pronounce parmigiana (audio) , -ˈzhän; ˈpär-mi-ˌzhän, -ˌzän How to pronounce parmigiana (audio) \
variants: or parmigiano \ ˌpär-​mi-​ˈjä-​(ˌ)nō How to pronounce parmigiano (audio) \

Definition of parmigiana

: made or covered with Parmesan cheese veal parmigiana

First Known Use of parmigiana

circa 1684, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parmigiana

Italian parmigiana, feminine of parmigiano of Parma, from Parma

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The first known use of parmigiana was circa 1684

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