Definitions for provoloneˌproʊ vəˈloʊ ni

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pro•vo•lo•neˌproʊ vəˈloʊ ni(n.)

  1. a mellow, light-colored Italian cheese, usu. smoked after drying.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of provolone:

1945–50; < It, orig. dial. (S Italy) =provol(a) kind of cheese (of uncert. orig.) +-one aug. suffix


  1. provolone(Noun)

    A semi-hard cheese made of whole milk from cows. It comes primarily from Southern Italy.

  2. Origin: augmentation of


  1. Provolone

    Provolone is an Italian cheese that originated in Casilli near Vesuvius, where it is still produced in various shapes such as 10 to 15 cm long pear, sausage, or cone shapes. Provolone-type cheeses are also produced in other countries. The most important Provolone production region is Northern Italy. Provolone, Provola, and Provoleta are versions of the same basic cheese.


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