Parmesan cheese
Parmesan Par`me*san", a. [F. parmesan, It. parmigiano.] 1. Of or pertaining to Parma in Italy. [1913 Webster]

2. Parmesan cheese. [PJC]

{Parmesan cheese}, a kind of cheese of a rich flavor, though from skimmed milk, made in Parma, Italy. [1913 Webster]


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  • Parmesan cheese — Parmesan UK [ˈpɑː(r)mɪzæn] / US [ˈpɑrməˌzɑn] or Parmesan cheese UK / US noun [uncountable] a hard Italian cheese with a strong flavour, often used on pasta …   English dictionary

  • Parmesan cheese — Parmesan (cheese) n. a very hard, dry cheese orig. of Italy, made from skimmed cow s milk and usually grated for sprinkling on pasta, soups, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • Parmesan cheese — Parmesan (cheese) n. a very hard, dry cheese orig. of Italy, made from skimmed cow s milk and usually grated for sprinkling on pasta, soups, etc …   English World dictionary

  • parmesan cheese — noun see parmesan II …   Useful english dictionary

  • parmesan cheese — n. variety of hard Italian cheese (used to add flavor) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ˌParmesan ˈcheese — noun [U] a hard Italian cheese with a strong flavour, often used on pasta …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Parmesan cheese —  (Cap. P.) In Italian, parmigiano (no cap.) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Parmesan — Par me*san , a. [F. parmesan, It. parmigiano.] 1. Of or pertaining to Parma in Italy. [1913 Webster] 2. Parmesan cheese. [PJC] {Parmesan cheese}, a kind of cheese of a rich flavor, though from skimmed milk, made in Parma, Italy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parmesan — [pär′mə zän΄, pär′məzhän΄] adj. [Fr parmesan < It parmigiano, after Parma, city in Italy] of or from Parma, Italy Parmesan (cheese) n. a very hard, dry cheese orig. of Italy, made from skimmed cow s milk and usually grated for sprinkling on… …   English World dictionary

  • Parmesan — UK [ˈpɑː(r)mɪzæn] / US [ˈpɑrməˌzɑn] or Parmesan cheese UK / US noun [uncountable] a hard Italian cheese with a strong flavour, often used on pasta …   English dictionary

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