Gorgonzola

noun
Gor·gon·zo·la | \ˌgȯr-gən-ˈzō-lə \

Definition of Gorgonzola 

: a pungent blue cheese of Italian origin

First Known Use of Gorgonzola

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gorgonzola

Italian, from Gorgonzola, Italy

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Gorgonzola

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English Language Learners Definition of Gorgonzola

: an Italian cheese that contains blue mold and has a strong flavor

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