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 (prō′və-lō′nē, prō′və-lōn′)
A semihard, white or pale yellow Italian cheese, made from cow's milk and often smoked.

[Italian, augmentative of provola, a kind of cheese.]


(Cookery) a mellow, pale yellow, soft, and sometimes smoked cheese, made of cows' milk: usually moulded in the shape of a pear
[Italian, from provola, apparently from Medieval Latin probula cheese made from buffalo milk]


(ˌproʊ vəˈloʊ ni)

a mellow, light-colored Italian cheese, usu. smoked after drying.
[1945–50; < Italian, orig. dial. (S Italy) =provol(a) kind of cheese (of uncertain orig.) + -one augmentative suffix]
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Simply toss cut up salami, chopped Jack or provolone cheese, coarsely chopped olives, rinsed and drained garbanzo beans, chopped green onions, chopped tomatoes, cut up sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, thin strips green bell pepper and chopped fresh basil with your favorite Italian vinaigrette.
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The company's line of gluten-free pizzas include: Uncured Pepperoni,Three Cheese featuring Smoked Provolone with Parmesan and Romano, antibiotic-free Chicken & Fire Roasted Peppers, and Fire Roasted Vegetable.
In addition to Auricchio provolone and Locatelli, it produces a range of DOP cheeses, from gorgonzola, taleggio, quartirolo, mascarpone, ricotta salata, sheep's milk cheeses, pecorino romano to parmigiano reggiano, among others.
Start with a red pepper pesto, top with an olive and cherry pepper blend and then sliced salami and provolone cheese.