mascarpone

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mas·car·po·ne

 (mäs′kär-pō′nĕ, -pōn′)
n.
A fresh soft Italian cheese with a high butterfat content, made from light cream.

[Italian, augmentative of dialectal (Lombardy) mascarpa, mascherpa, a kind of ricotta, of unknown origin.]

mascarpone

(ˌmæskəˈpəʊnɪ)
n
(Cookery) a soft Italian cream cheese
[from Italian, from dialect (Lombardy) mascherpa ricotta]

mas•car•po•ne

(ˌmæs kɑrˈpoʊ ni)
n.
a very soft Italian cheese made from cow's milk and cream.
[1930–35; < Italian, derivative of dial. Italian mascarpa cream cheese]

mascarpone

A thick Italian cream cheese made from cow's milk, and used in sweet and savory dishes.
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Noun1.mascarpone - soft mild Italian cream cheesemascarpone - soft mild Italian cream cheese  
cream cheese - soft unripened cheese made of sweet milk and cream