Mascarpone definition

mäskär-pōnĕ, -pōn
A fresh soft Italian cheese with a high butterfat content, made from light cream.
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A soft, creamy Italian cheese that is not pressed or aged; often used in desserts.
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Origin of mascarpone

  • Italian augmentative of dialectal (Lombardy) mascarpa, mascherpa a kind of ricotta of unknown origin

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

  • From Wiktionary