Definition of scamorza in English:

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Pronunciation: /skaˈmɔːtsə/


[mass noun]
A mild white Italian cheese made from cow’s or buffalo’s milk, produced in small gourd-shaped balls.
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.


1930s: Italian, from scamozzare 'cut off'; compare with mozzarella.

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