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1. also la·sa·gne (lə-zän′yə) Pasta in flat, very wide strips.
2. A dish made by baking such pasta with layers of sauce and fillings such as cheese or meat.
[Italian, a flat, wide piece of pasta, possibly from Vulgar Latin *lasania, dish cooked in a vessel like a chamber pot, noodle dish (perhaps influenced by Latin laganum, thin flat sheet of dough), from Latin lasanum, chamber pot, from Greek lasanon, tripod, chamber pot, of unknown origin.]
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or la•sa•gne(ləˈzɑn yə, lɑ-)
1. large, rectangular strips of pasta.
2. a baked dish consisting of layers of this pasta, cheese, tomato sauce, and usu. ground meat.
[1840–50; < Italian < Vulgar Latin *lasania cooking pot (hence the contents of the pot)]
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|Noun||1.||lasagna - baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables|
pasta - a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
|2.||lasagna - very wide flat strips of pasta|
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