caciocavallo

Main Entry:  Caciocavallo
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of firm Italian cow's or sheep's milk cheese with a smoky flavor, like Provolone
Example:  Caciocavallo cheese is shaped like a teardrop.
Etymology:  Ital. for "cheese on horseback" from the custom of draping two cheeses over a pole to dry
Usage:  cooking
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