A stack of dried lasagna ready for cooking.
lasagna definition by Webster's New World
- pasta in wide, flat strips
- a dish consisting of this pasta baked with alternating layers of, typically, tomato sauce, ground meat, and cheese
Origin: Italian (pl. lasagne) ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form lasania, a kind of noodle ; from Classical Latin lasanum, a pot ; from Classical Greek lasanon, pot with feet, trivet
lasagna definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Pasta in flat, very wide strips.
- A dish made by baking such pasta with layers of sauce and fillings such as cheese or meat.
Origin: Italian, possibly from Vulgar Latin *lasania, from Latin lasanum, chamber pot, cooking pot, from Greek lasanon.