noun Etymology: Italian lasagna, from Vulgar Latin *lasania cooking pot, its contents, from Latin lasanum chamber pot, from Greek lasanon Date: 1846 1. (also lasagne) 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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  • Lasagna — (singular, pronounced|laˈzaɲa in Italian; plural lasagne pronounced IPA| [laˈzaɲe] ) is both a form of pasta in sheets (sometimes rippled, though seldom so in Northern Italy) and also a dish, sometimes named lasagne al forno (meaning oven cooked… …   Wikipedia

  • lasagna — lasagna, lasagne lasagne(l[.a]*z[.a]n y[u^]), n. 1. A baked dish of layers of lasagna[2] pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables; a popular dish of Italian cuisine. [WordNet 1.5] 2. large flat rectangular strips of pasta. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lasagna — LASÁGNA s.f. v. lazane. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • lasagna — → lasaña …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • lasagna — pasta cut in long, wide strips; a dish made from this, 1760 (as an Italian word in English), from Italian (plural is lasagne), from V.L. *lasania, from L. lasanum a pot, from Gk. lasanon pot with feet, trivet …   Etymology dictionary

  • lasagna — [lə zän′yə, ləsän′yə] n. [It (pl. lasagne) < VL * lasania, a kind of noodle < L lasanum, a pot < Gr lasanon, pot with feet, trivet] 1. pasta in wide, flat strips 2. a dish consisting of this pasta baked with alternating layers of,… …   English World dictionary

  • Lasagna — Luigi Giuseppe Lasagna SDB (* 4. März 1850 in Montemagno, Asti; † 6. November 1895 in Juiz de Fora) war ein italienischer Ordenspriester, Missionar und römisch katholischer Bischof in Brasilien. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Le …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lasagna — lasagne UK [ləˈzænjə] / US or lasagna UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms lasagne : singular lasagne plural lasagnes an Italian meal made with layers of flat pasta with a sauce, cheese, and meat or vegetables …   English dictionary

  • lasagna — noun 1. baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables • Syn: ↑lasagne • Hypernyms: ↑pasta 2. very wide flat strips of pasta • Syn: ↑lasagne • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lasagna — /leuh zahn yeuh, lah /, n. 1. large, flat, rectangular strips of pasta. 2. a baked dish consisting of layers of this pasta, cheese, tomato sauce, and usually meat. Also, lasagne. [1840 50; < It < VL *lasania cooking pot (hence, appar., the… …   Universalium

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