Simple Definition of mozzarella
: a soft Italian cheese that has a mild flavor
Full Definition of mozzarella
: a moist white unsalted unripened cheese of mild flavor and a smooth rubbery texture
Origin of mozzarella
Italian, diminutive of mozza, a kind of cheese, from mozzare to cut off, from mozzo cut off, docked, from Vulgar Latin *mutius, alteration of Latin mutilus
First Known Use: 1911
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