- 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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- a hard light-coloured sharp-tasting cheese, similar to Parmesan
- See Giulio Romano
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Word Origin and History for romano
strong-tasting hard cheese, 1908, from Italian, literally "Roman" (see Roman).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper