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bocconcini

Syllabification: boc·con·ci·ni
Pronunciation: /ˌbäkənˈCHēnē
 
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Definition of bocconcini in English:

plural noun

Small balls of mozzarella cheese.
Example sentences
  • Nestled in terra cotta, thick, gutsy prosciutto barely girdles hunks of luxuriantly gooey mozzarella bocconcini that have been roasted into a delicious taffy, the perfect bonbon to chomp on during a film by the Taviani brothers.
  • The sandwiches cost $4, and you can choose from veggie pâté, chèvre, Swiss cheese, grilled tofu or bocconcini.
  • It was a warm day, so we passed on the squash bisque and instead ordered spicy shrimp tempura with a remoulade sauce and baby salad greens with bocconcini in a raspberry vinaigrette.

Origin

Italian.

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