Definition of scamorza in English:


Pronunciation /skəˈmôrtsə/ /skəˈmɔrtsə/


  • 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.’


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