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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mozzarella - mild white Italian cheese
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk


[ˌmɒtsəˈrelə] Nmozzarella f
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