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mozzarella Syllabification: moz·za·rel·la
Pronunciation: /ˌmätsəˈrelə/

Definition of mozzarella in English:


A mild, semisoft white Italian cheese, often used in Italian cooking as a melted topping, especially on pizzas.
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.


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

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