Definition of scamorza in English:

scamorza

noun

  • A mild white Italian cheese made originally from buffalo's milk, but now chiefly from cow's milk, typically produced in a pear shape.

    • ‘The scamorza was meant to be smoked, but didn't seem to be, while the mushrooms were too dry and chewy to fuse with everything else.’

Origin

1930s: Italian, from scamozzare ‘cut off’; compare with mozzarella.

Pronunciation

scamorza

/skəˈmôrtsə/