Burrata definition

bo͝o-rätə, bə-
An Italian cheese that is shaped into a ball with a thin outer layer of mozzarella and an inner section that is a blend of fresh cream and mozzarella curd.
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Origin of burrata

  • Italian burro butter (from Old Italian) (from Old French bure, burre) (from Latin būtȳrum butter) -ata n. suff. (burrata being so called because of its butterlike texture)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition