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mozzarella

Line breaks: moz¦za|rella
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒtsəˈrɛlə
 
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Definition of mozzarella in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A firm white Italian cheese made from buffalo or cow’s milk, used especially in pizzas and salads.
Example sentences
  • Long gone are the days of cheddar cheese versus mozzarella, of white milk versus chocolate.
  • Down the road from the farm is the local co-operative dairy, where they make the famed mozzarella cheese from the buffalo milk.
  • To turn this salad into a complete meal, add mozzarella cheese or blue cheese.

Origin

Italian, diminutive of mozza, denoting a kind of cheese, from mozzare 'cut off'.

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