parmigiana

[ pahr-muh-zhah-nuh, -zhahn; Italian pahr-mee-jah-nah ]
/ ˌpɑr məˈʒɑ nə, -ˈʒɑn; Italian ˌpɑr miˈdʒɑ nɑ /

adjective Italian Cooking.

cooked with Parmesan cheese: veal parmigiana; eggplant parmigiana.

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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 parmigianoParmesan
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