Gorgonzola

Gorgonzola

[gawr-guhn-zoh-luh]
noun
a strongly flavored, semisoft variety of Italian milk cheese veined with mold.
Also called Gorgonzola cheese.


Origin:
1875–80; after Gorgonzola, Italy, a village near Milan, where it was first produced

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Gorgonzola or Gorgonzola cheese (ˌɡɔːɡənˈzəʊlə)
 
n
a semihard blue-veined cheese of sharp flavour, made from pressed milk
 
[C19: named after Gorgonzola, Italian town where it originated]
 
Gorgonzola cheese or Gorgonzola cheese
 
n
 
[C19: named after Gorgonzola, Italian town where it originated]

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gorgonzola
type of blue cheese, 1878, named for Gorgonzola, village near Milan, where it was first made.
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