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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.]
(Cookery) a soft Italian cream cheese
[from Italian, from dialect (Lombardy) mascherpa ricotta]
mas•car•po•ne(ˌmæs kɑrˈpoʊ ni)
a very soft Italian cheese made from cow's milk and cream.
[1930–35; < Italian, derivative of dial. Italian mascarpa cream cheese]
A thick Italian cream cheese made from cow's milk, and used in sweet and savory dishes.