Definition of scamorza in English:

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scamorza

Pronunciation: /skəˈmôrtsə/

noun

A mild white Italian cheese made originally from buffalo’s milk, but now chiefly from cow’s milk, typically produced in a pear shape.
Example sentences
  • The scamorza was meant to be smoked, but didn't seem to be, while the mushrooms were too dry and chewy to fuse with everything else.

Origin

1930s: Italian, from scamozzare, 'cut off'.

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Syllabification: sca·mor·za

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