Definition of lasagne noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (also lasagna) noun
    BrE BrE//ləˈzænjə//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ləˈzænjə//
    Savoury dishes
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  1. 1[uncountable] large flat pieces of pasta
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] an Italian dish made from layers of lasagne, finely chopped meat and/or vegetables and white sauce See related entries: Savoury dishes
  3. Word OriginItalian, plural of lasagna, based on Latin lasanum ‘chamber pot’, perhaps also ‘cooking pot’.