Pronunciation: [ah-lah jehn-oh-EEZ; ah-lah jehn-oh-VEEZ]
Italian for "as prepared in the style of Genoa," a seaport city in northwest Italy. Specifically, it means a dish made or accompanied with pesto, which originated in Genoa.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.