from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hard, usually smoked Italian cheese.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A semi-hard cheese made of whole milk from cows. It comes primarily from Southern Italy.
Italian, augmentative of provola, a kind of cheese.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian augmentation of provola (Wiktionary)