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[luh-zahn-yuh, lah-] /ləˈzɑn yə, lɑ-/

large, flat, rectangular strips of pasta.
a baked dish consisting of layers of this pasta, cheese, tomato sauce, and usually meat.

“pasta cut in long, wide strips; a dish made from this,” 1760 (as an Italian word in English), from Italian (plural is lasagne), from Vulgar Latin *lasania, from Latin lasanum “a pot,” from Greek lasanon “pot with feet, trivet.”


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