Calzone definition

kăl-zōnē, -zōn, käl-sōnĕ
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A baked Italian turnover made of pizza dough and stuffed with cheese and other toppings.
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A baked or fried Italian turnover of pizza dough filled with vegetables, meat, or cheese.
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A kind of Italian turnover filled variously with cheese, meat, and vegetables.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
calzone
Plural:
calzones

Origin of calzone

  • Italian pant leg, calzone from calza sock from Vulgar Latin calcea from Latin calceus shoe calceolate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Italian.

    From Wiktionary