lasagna

or la·sa·gne

[ luh-zahn-yuh, lah- ]
/ ləˈzɑn yə, lɑ- /

noun

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

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Origin of lasagna

1840–50; <Italian <Vulgar Latin *lasania cooking pot (hence, apparently, the contents of the pot), for Latin lasanum, lasanus chamber pot <Greek lásana (plural), originally, trivet or stand for a pot
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