from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fresh soft Italian cheese with a high butterfat content, made from cow's milk enriched with cream.
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- n. a soft, creamy Italian cheese that is not pressed or aged; often used in desserts
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- n. soft mild Italian cream cheese
Italian, augmentative of dialectal mascarpa, whey cheese.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)