Definition of calzone in English:

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calzone

Pronunciation: /kalˈzōnē/
/ˌkalˈtsōnā/
/ˌkalˈzōn/

noun (plural calzoni /-ˈzōnē/ or calzones /-ˈzōn(ē)z/)

A type of pizza that is folded in half before cooking to contain a filling.
Example sentences
  • Moon River Pizza also serves calzones, salads and breadsticks and has a beer and wine license.
  • In addition to an array of pastas, they have pizza, calzones, strombolis and a variety of veal, chicken and seafood dishes.
  • Small, individual-sized calzoni are made by folding circles of dough in half over the filling.

Origin

Italian dialect, probably a special use of calzone 'trouser leg', with reference to the shape of the pizza.

Words that rhyme with calzone

abalone, Albinoni, Annigoni, Antonioni, baloney, Bodoni, boloney, bony, cannelloni, canzone, cicerone, coney, conversazione, coronae, crony, Gaborone, Giorgione, macaroni, Manzoni, Marconi, mascarpone, minestrone, Moroni, Mulroney, padrone, panettoni, pepperoni, phoney, polony, pony, rigatoni, Shoshone, Sloaney, stony, Toni, tony, zabaglione

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Syllabification: cal·zo·ne

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