provolone[prō′və lō′nē, -lōn′]
a hard, light-colored Italian cheese, usually smoked and molded in a pear-shaped form
Origin of provoloneItalian
A hard, usually smoked Italian cheese.
Origin of provoloneItalian, augmentative of provola, a kind of cheese.
(usually uncountable, plural provolones)
- A semi-hard cheese made of whole milk from cows. It comes primarily from Southern Italy.
Italian augmentation of provola