parmigiana[pär′mə z̸hä′nə, par′mə z̸hän′]
prepared with Parmesan cheese
Origin of parmigianaItalian Parmigiana, feminine of parmigiano, Parmesan
Made or covered with Parmesan cheese: eggplant parmigiana.
Origin of parmigianaItalian, feminine of parmigiano, of Parma, after Parma, Italy.
From Italian parmigiana
- (cooking, in combination) A cooking style in which a main ingredient is combined with cheese and coated with tomato sauce before being baked.