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Romano

[ roh-mah-noh ]
/ roʊˈmɑ noʊ /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)

a hard, light-colored, sharp, Italian cheese, usually made of ewe's milk.

Origin of Romano

1905–10; < Italian: Roman
Also called Romano cheese.
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British Dictionary definitions for romano (1 of 2)

Romano

1
/ (rəʊˈmɑːnəʊ) /

noun

a hard light-coloured sharp-tasting cheese, similar to Parmesan

British Dictionary definitions for romano (2 of 2)

Romano

2
/ (Italian roˈmaːno) /

noun

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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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