caciocavallo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian caciocavallo, from cacio (cheese) and a cavallo (on horseback), from the custom of draping two cheeses over a pole to dry.

Noun[edit]

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caciocavallo (plural caciocavallos)

  1. An Italian cheese, similar to provolone, originally from Sicily.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of cacio (cheese) +‎ cavallo (horse). See above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.t͡ʃo.kaˈval.lo/, [kät͡ʃo̞käˈväl̺ːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -allo
  • Hyphenation: ca‧cio‧ca‧vàl‧lo
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Noun[edit]

caciocavallo m (plural caciocavalli or cacicavalli)

  1. caciocavallo