[pahr-muh-zhah-nuh, -zhahn; Italian pahr-mee-jah-nah]
- cooked with Parmesan cheese: veal parmigiana; eggplant parmigiana.
Also par·mi·gia·no [pahr-muh-zhah-noh; Italian pahr-mee-jah-naw] /ˌpɑr məˈʒɑ noʊ; Italian ˌpɑr miˈdʒɑ nɔ/.
Origin of parmigiana
1940–45; < Italian, feminine of parmigiano Parmesan
[pahr-mi-juh-nee-noh; Italian pahr-mee-jah-nee-naw]
- Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, 1503–40, Italian painter.
Also Par·mi·gia·no [pahr-mi-jah-noh; Italian pahr-meejah-naw] /ˌpɑr mɪˈdʒɑ noʊ; Italian ˌpɑrˈmidʒɑ nɔ/.
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Parmigiano, the eminent painter, was full of the wildness of genius.Genius in Sunshine and Shadow
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Parmigiano's picture is thus, in the truest sense, historical.
The head of a child by Parmigiano; a large picture by Breughel.Recollections of the late William Beckford
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For Parmigiano was engaged on this very picture, in Rome, during the German sack of the city in 1527.
The decorum and well-grounded study of Tibaldi, the invention of the learned Primaticcio, and a little of the grace of Parmigiano.Six Centuries of Painting
- real name Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola. 1503–40, Italian painter, one of the originators of mannerismAlso: Parmigiano (parmiˈdʒano)
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