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or a·si·a·go  (ä′sē-ä′gō, ä-syä′-)
A firm, usually pale yellow, Italian cheese ranging in texture from smooth to crumbly, depending on the length of its aging.

[After Asiago, Italy, commune where it originated.]
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(Cookery) either of two varieties (ripened or fresh) of a cow's-milk cheese produced in NE Italy
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