Definition of provolone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌprɒvəˈləʊneɪ/
Pronunciation: /ˌprɒvəˈləʊni/


[mass noun]
An Italian soft smoked cheese made from cow’s milk and having a mellow flavour.
Example sentences
  • Sums and foreign languages have never really been Elsie's thing, but even I know that a quattro formaggi pizza should have four cheeses and that mozzarella, cheddar, mascarpone, Parmesan and provolone are all cheeses and add up to five.
  • This means that customers know what they're buying, and come back for more of their gorgonzola, provolone, smoked mozzarella, fat-free roccata, low-fat Parmesan and many others.
  • Make a mixture of softened cream cheese, mozzarella, provolone, cheddar, minced garlic and bit of fresh basil.


Italian, from provola 'buffalo's milk cheese'.

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