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British Dictionary definitions for asiago

asiago

noun
  1. either of two varieties (ripened or fresh) of a cow's-milk cheese produced in NE Italy

Word Origin

Italian
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Asiago

type of Italian cheese, by 1922, named for town of Asiago (German Schlägen) in the Veneto region of Italy.

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