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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian parmigiana, shortening of alla parmigiana ‎(in the Parmesan way), or, as a noun, of parmigiana di melanzane/melanzane alla parmigiana, the southern Italian dish which is made with eggplant.

parmigiana di melanzane, the archetypal dish

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AdjectiveEdit

parmigiana ‎(not comparable)

  1. (cooking) Cooked or served with Parmesan cheese and tomato sauce.

NounEdit

parmigiana ‎(usually uncountable, plural parmigianas)

  1. (in combination) Any dish in which a main ingredient is combined with cheese and coated with tomato sauce before being baked.
    • 2007 June, “Dining & Entertainment”, in Orange County Magazine, page 270:
      Specialties include veal parmigiana, chicken portobello, linguini pescatore, veal marsala, eggplant parmigiana and many others.
    • 2009, Diane Phillips, Slow Cooker: The Best Cookbook Ever with More Than 400 Easy-to-Make Recipes, page 486:
      Traditional chicken Parmigiana with breaded chicken cutlets gets a makeover in the slow cooker. The chicken is stuffed with three cheeses and then set to simmer in an oregano-spiked tomato sauce.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /par.miˈd͡ʒa.na/, [pär̺miˈd͡ʒäːn̺ä]
  • Hyphenation: par‧mi‧già‧na

AdjectiveEdit

parmigiana

  1. feminine singular of parmigiano
    (cooking) alla parmigiana‎ ― parmigiana
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NounEdit

parmigiana f ‎(plural parmigiane)

  1. (now rare) A woman from Parma.
  2. A southern Italian dish made from aubergines baked with tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese.
  3. (by extension) Any food cooked with Parmesan and tomato sauce; a parmigiana.

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