Origin: It < L recocta, recooked, fem. pp. of recoquere, to boil again: see re- & cook
See ricotta in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Latin recocta
Origin: , feminine past participle of recoquere, to cook again
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + coquere, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.
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