Gorgonzola

noun
Gor·​gon·​zo·​la | \ ˌgȯr-gən-ˈzō-lə How to pronounce Gorgonzola (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gorgonzola. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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Gorgonzola

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Gorgonzola

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

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