Definition of lasagna in English:

lasagna

Syllabification: la·sa·gna
Pronunciation: /ləˈzänyə
 
/
(also lasagne)

noun

1Pasta in the form of wide strips.
More example sentences
  • Not only that, but the light waves are all lined up in the same direction, like strips of lasagna in a pan.
  • At home, instead of making pasta, I have settled for thick, ripply dried lasagna, which doesn't quite stack up.
  • Put bowls of cooked pasta (spaghetti, rigatoni, lasagna, rotini, etc.) around the table and use a dark colored tray as your Cloodle pad.
1.1A baked Italian dish consisting of wide strips of pasta cooked and layered with meat or vegetables, cheese, and tomato sauce.
More example sentences
  • For pasta, I sampled the lasagna with meat, the vegetable lasagna and the tortellini with rosé sauce.
  • But they are also healthy - and tasty - boiled and topped with butter and cheese sauce, baked in a vegetarian lasagna or fried with scrambled eggs.
  • If you're a vegetarian, leave out the meat and make your lasagna with fat-free ricotta cheese, which adds a whopping 40 grams of protein per half-cup.

Origin

Italian, plural of lasagna, based on Latin lasanum 'chamber pot', perhaps also 'cooking pot'.

Definition of lasagna in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up