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 (mŏt′sə-rĕl′ə, mōt′-)
A mild white Italian cheese that has a springy texture and is often eaten melted, as on pizza.

[Italian, diminutive of mozza, a cut, mozzarella, from mozzare, to cut off, from mozzo, mutilated, from Vulgar Latin *mutius, from Latin mutilis.]


(Cookery) a moist white Italian curd cheese made originally from buffalo milk
[from Italian, diminutive of mozza a type of cheese, from mozzare to cut off]


(ˌmɒt səˈrɛl lə, ˌmoʊt-)

a mild, white, semisoft Italian cheese.
[1910–15; < Italian mozza a kind of cheese, n. derivative of mozzare to cut off, v. derivative of mozzo lopped, docked < Vulgar Latin *mutium, for Latin mutilus]
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Noun1.mozzarella - mild white Italian cheese
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk


[ˌmɒtsəˈrelə] Nmozzarella f
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This type of mozzarella is low in fat and has a firm but moist texture.
4) Top the slices of bread with the tomatoes and season with salt and black pepper and a drizzle of olive oil before serving with balls of mozzarella and slices of Parma ham.
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For the starter I went with the bruchetta con pesto di rucola e mozzarella which is a grilled chiapatta bread topped with rocket pesto sauce, mozzarella and sun dried tomatoes -- a perfect opener to an Italian meal.
The mozzarella cheese will add to your daily calcium and protein supply.
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The contracting authority is seeking a framework arrangement with one or more suppliers for the supply of frozen pizza bases and the supply of mozzarella and cheddar cheese grated mix topping.