Asiago

noun

Asi·​a·​go ˌä-zhē-ˈä-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Asiago (audio)
ˌä-sē,
-shē-
variants or less commonly asiago
: a cheese of Italian origin that is pungent, hard, yellow, and suitable for grating when aged and mild, semisoft, and whitish when fresh

Word History

Etymology

Asiago, town in Italy

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Asiago was in 1918

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Cite this Entry

“Asiago.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asiago. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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