Parmesan

noun Par·me·san \ ˈpär-mə-ˌzän , -ˌzhän , -zən , -ˌzan \

Definition of Parmesan

:a very hard dry sharply flavored cheese that is sold grated or in wedges
  • sprinkled grated Parmesan over the spaghetti

Origin and Etymology of parmesan

Parmesan of Parma, from Middle French parmesan, from north Italian dialect parmeźan


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Parmesan

noun

Definition of Parmesan for English Language Learners

  • : a hard Italian cheese


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