A deep-dish Italian pie consisting of a pastry shell filled with layers of pasta, salami, cheese, meatballs, hardboiled eggs, tomato sauce, and other ingredients that is covered with a crust and baked.
Origin of timpanoItalian, kettledrum, timpano (from the shape of the casserole in which it is cooked); see timpani.
Variant of timpani
plural nounsing. timpano
kettledrums; esp., a set of kettledrums of different pitches played by one performer in an orchestra
Origin of timpaniItalian plural of timpano ; from Classical Latin tympanum: see tympan