mozzarella

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English[edit]

Mozzarella cheese
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian mozzarella, from mozzare (to cut off), from Latin mutilare.
The meaning of money derives from the early Bay Area hip-hop scene since early and is found for various food terms, including cheddar and cheese.

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Noun[edit]

mozzarella (countable and uncountable, plural mozzarellas or mozzarelle)

  1. Soft Italian cheese made from cow's or buffalo's milk and commonly used as a pizza topping and in salads etc.
  2. (uncountable, slang, African-American Vernacular) Money.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:money
    • 2017 November 16, KirbLaGoop (lyrics and music), “I Can’t Feel My Face”, in Trapped in Da 100:
      Ooh, yeah, stack that mozzarella, check a big bag / Smack it for an hour, off a thirty, let a bitch bad
    • 2018 November 25, Lil Uzi Vert (lyrics), Lil Uzi Vert, Smokepurpp, Lil Pump (music), “Bank Teller”‎[1]:
      Me no rat, I get hella cheddar, I get mozzarella / Take two hundred thousand out the bank ’cause I fucked the teller
    • 2018 November 25, Smokepurpp (lyrics), Lil Uzi Vert, Smokepurpp, Lil Pump (music), “Bank Teller”‎[2]:
      Tell a bank teller / This Louis my sweater / Came through with a Baretta / Stack my cheese, that mozzarella
    • 2019 September 13, ChaseTheMoney (lyrics), K$upreme & ChaseTheMoney (music), “Diamond Tester”, in Caught Fire[3]:
      I need the cheese, mozzarella / Rainin outside, I got a Louis umbrella / She ate up my dick like Nutella / I used to be four-fourin at the bank

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

mozzarella f

  1. mozzarella (soft Italian cheese)

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of mozza (a type of cheese), related to the verb mozzare. Originally of southern Italian origin; cf. Neapolitan muzzarella.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mot.t͡saˈrɛl.la/

Noun[edit]

mozzarella f (plural mozzarelle)

  1. mozzarella (soft Italian cheese)

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian mozzarella.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɔ.t͡saˈrɛl.la/

Noun[edit]

mozzarella f

  1. mozzarella (soft Italian cheese)

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Further reading[edit]

  • mozzarella in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mozzarella in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mozzarella f (plural mozzarellas)

  1. Alternative form of mussarela

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mozzarella f (plural mozzarellas)

  1. mozzarella (soft Italian cheese)