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piz·za

 (pēt′sə)
n.
A baked pie of Italian origin consisting of a shallow breadlike crust covered with toppings such as seasoned tomato sauce, cheese, or sausage.

[Italian, pie, tart, pizza, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bizzo, pizzo, bite, morsel; see bheid- in Indo-European roots.]
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pizza

(ˈpiːtsə)
n
(Cookery) a dish of Italian origin consisting of a baked disc of dough covered with cheese and tomatoes, usually with the addition of mushrooms, anchovies, sausage, or ham
[C20: from Italian, perhaps from Vulgar Latin picea (unattested), from Latin piceus relating to pitch2; perhaps related to Modern Greek pitta cake]
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piz•za

(ˈpit sə)

n., pl. -zas.
a baked, open-faced pie consisting of a thin layer of dough topped with tomato sauce and cheese, and often peppers, sausage, mushrooms, etc.
Also called piz′za pie`.
[1930–35; < Italian pizza (variant pitta), perhaps ultimately < Greek; compare pḗtea bran, pētítēs bran bread]
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pizza

- Literally "pie" in Italian, making "pizza pie" redundant. It’s plural is pizza.
See also related terms for pie.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pizza - Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheesepizza - Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
sausage pizza - tomato and cheese pizza with sausage
pepperoni pizza - tomato and cheese pizza with pepperoni
cheese pizza - pizza with lots of cheese
anchovy pizza - tomato and cheese pizza with anchovies
Sicilian pizza - pizza made with a thick crust
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
pizza
بِيتْزابِيتْزه، فطيرَه إيطاليَّه
pizza
pizza
pico
pizzapitsa
pizza
pizza
pítsa
ピザ
피자
pica
pica
pizza
picapizza
pizza
พิซซ่า
bánh pizza

pizza

[ˈpiːtsə] Npizza f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

pizza

[ˈpiːtsə]
npizza f
modif [base] → de pizza; [dough] → à pizza; [slice, topping] → de pizza; [chain, company] → de pizzerias; [oven] → à pizza pizza restaurantpizza delivery
nlivraison f de pizzas
modif [shop, service] → de livraison de pizzaspizza parlour pizza parlor (US) npizzeria fpizza restaurant npizzeria f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pizza

nPizza f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

pizza

[ˈpitsə] npizza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pizza

(ˈpiːtsə) noun
a flat piece of dough spread with tomato, cheese etc and baked.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

pizza

بِيتْزا pizza pizza Pizza πίτσα pizza pizza pizza pizza pizza ピザ 피자 pizza pizza pizza pizza пицца pizza พิซซ่า pizza bánh pizza 比萨饼
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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