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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: soft Italian cheese like cottage cheese

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Italian, from feminine of past participle of ricuocere to cook again, from Latin recoquere, from re- + coquere to cook more at cook Date: 1877 a white unripened whey cheese of Italy that resembles cottage cheese; also a similar cheese made in the United States from whole or skim milk

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a soft Italian cheese. Etymology: It., = recooked, f. L recoquere (as RE-, coquere cook)



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