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A pungent, blue-veined Italian cheese with a soft, crumbly texture, made of cow's milk.

[After Gorgonzola, a town of northern Italy.]


(ˌɡɔːɡənˈzəʊlə) or

Gorgonzola cheese

(Cookery) a semihard blue-veined cheese of sharp flavour, made from pressed milk
[C19: named after Gorgonzola, Italian town where it originated]


(ˌgɔr gənˈzoʊ lə)

a strong, semisoft Italian cheese veined with mold.
[1875–80; after Gorgonzola, village in Italy]
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Noun1.gorgonzola - Italian blue cheese
bleu, blue cheese - cheese containing a blue mold
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