fontina [fän tē′nə]
[also F-] a pale, semisoft to hard Italian cheese, made, esp. originally, of ewe's milk

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  • Fontina — is a cow s milk Italian cheese. Fontina cheese has been made in the Aosta Valley, in the Alps since the 12th century. It has a milk fat content of around 45%. As with many original varieties, the name Fontina has been imposed upon by such… …   Wikipedia

  • Fontina — g.U./PDO/DOP Herkunft Italien (Aosta) Milch Kuh/Vollmilch Behandlung Rohmilch Käsegruppe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fontina — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fontina País de origen Italia Región, ciudad Valle de Aosta Leche de Vaca Pasteurizado n/c …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fontina — Fontine Pays d’origine Italie Région, ville Vallée d Aoste Lait de Lait de vache Pâte …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fontina — /fon tee neuh/, n. a type of Italian cheese, semisoft to firm, made of cow s or sheep s milk. [1935 40; < It < Upper It dial. (Val d Aosta), of uncert. orig.] * * * ▪ cheese       semihard cow s milk cheese that originated in the Valle d Aosta… …   Universalium

  • fontina — noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Italian Date: 1938 a cheese that is semisoft to hard in texture and mild to medium sharp in flavor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fontina — noun a pale yellow cheese from Valle dAosta in Italy …   Wiktionary

  • fontina — ital. Queso blando de origen italiano …   Diccionario Lunfardo

  • fontina — fon·tì·na s.f. CO formaggio grasso, morbido, tipico della Val d Aosta, prodotto con latte intero di vacca {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1854. ETIMO: voce piem., di orig. incerta …   Dizionario italiano

  • fontina — {{hw}}{{fontina}}{{/hw}}s. f. Formaggio grasso, dolce, di latte di vacca intero, della Valle d Aosta …   Enciclopedia di italiano