minestrone means: A variety of Italian vegetables, pastas and beans are used to make this all-vegetable Italian soup. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does minestrone mean?

It is a thick Italian vegetable soup made with pasta, beans or rice. Although it may include any variety of vegetables, the authentic recipe does not contain meat. (in Cooking Dictionary)

It is a thick Italian soup that contains various vegetables and beans. Also includes pasta like vermicelli, macaroni or spaghetti. (in Merlin Dictionary)