noun Etymology: Italian, from feminine of past participle of ricuocere to cook again, from Latin recoquere, from re- + coquere to cook — more at cook Date: 1877 a white unripened whey cheese of Italy that resembles cottage cheese; also a similar cheese made in the United States from whole or skim milk

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