Definition of lasagna in English:

lasagna

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

noun

  • 1Pasta in the form of wide strips.
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    • 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.
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    • 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'.

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