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Romano

[roh-mah-noh]
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noun (sometimes lowercase)
  1. a hard, light-colored, sharp, Italian cheese, usually made of ewe's milk.
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Origin of Romano

1905–10; < Italian: Roman
Also called Romano cheese.
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British Dictionary definitions for romano

Romano1

noun
  1. a hard light-coloured sharp-tasting cheese, similar to Parmesan
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Romano2

noun
  1. See Giulio Romano
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Word Origin and History for romano

Romano

strong-tasting hard cheese, 1908, from Italian, literally "Roman" (see Roman).

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