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mascarpone

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noun mas·car·po·ne \ˌmas-kär-ˈpō-(ˌ)nā\

Definition of mascarpone

  1. :  an Italian cream cheese



Origin and Etymology of mascarpone

Italian, from Italian dialect (Lombardy) mascarpón, augmentative of mascarpa cream cheese


First Known Use: 1932


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