Definition of mozzarella in English:


Line breaks: moz¦za|rella
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒtsəˈrɛlə


[mass noun]
  • A firm white Italian cheese made from buffalo or cow’s milk, used especially in pizzas and salads.
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    • 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.


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

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