from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A soft Italian cheese that resembles cottage cheese.
- n. A similar soft cheese made in the United States.
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- n. a soft Italian unsalted cheese resembling cottage cheese
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- n. soft Italian cheese like cottage cheese
Italian, from Latin recocta, feminine past participle of recoquere, to cook again : re-, re- + coquere, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian cooked again (Wiktionary)