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fontina

[fon-tee-nuh] /fɒnˈti nə/
noun
1.
a type of Italian cheese, semisoft to firm, made of cow's or sheep's milk.
Origin of fontina
1935-1940
1935-40; < Italian < Upper Italian dial. (Val d'Aosta), of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for fontina

fontina

/fɒnˈtiːnə/
noun
1.
a semihard, pale yellow, mild Italian cheese made from cows' milk
Word Origin
C20: from Italian dialect, of unknown origin
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