Definition of lasagna in English:

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Pronunciation: /ləˈzänyə/
(also lasagne)


1Pasta in the form of wide strips.
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.
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.


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

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Syllabification: la·sa·gna

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