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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A baked or fried Italian turnover of pizza dough filled with vegetables, meat, or cheese.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A baked Italian turnover made of pizza dough and stuffed with cheese and other toppings.


Italian, pant leg, calzone, from calza, sock, from Vulgar Latin *calcea, from Latin calceus, shoe; see calceolate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian. (Wiktionary)



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