Definition of Ricotta

1. Noun. Soft Italian cheese like cottage cheese.

Generic synonyms: Cheese



Definition of Ricotta

1. Noun. a soft Italian unsalted cheese resembling cottage cheese ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ricotta

1. an Italian cheese [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ricotta

rickshaw
rickshawed
rickshawing
rickshawlike
rickshaws
rickstand
rickstands
rickyard
rickyards
ricochet
ricocheted
ricocheting
ricochets
ricochetted
ricochetting
ricotta (current term)
ricottas
ricrac
ricracs
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ricture
rictures
rictus
rictuses
ricy
rid
rid of
rid out
rid up
ridable

Literary usage of Ricotta

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Canada: Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Provinces by Eva Ambros (1998)
"Apples and apple cider from their orchards and three of their cheeses (Ermite. St-Benoît and ricotta) are sold to the public. Also open to the public are ..."

2. Cattle and Dairy Farming by United States Bureau of Foreign Commerce (1888)
"The skimmed milk is used for the ricotta cheese. In Catanzaro butter is made with the old-fashioned churn, a miserable mechanism, causing loss of milk and ..."

3. The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women by Marian Sandmaier (1992)
"... and fat-free cottage and ricotta cheese • Nonfat sour cream Go Easy On • 2% milk • Part-skim ricotta • Part-skim or imitation hard cheeses, ..."

4. Roma Beata; Letters from the Eternal City: Letters from the Eternal City by Maud Howe Elliott (1904)
"O ricotta, ricotta ! " When I hear this I run to the window, wave my handkerchief, and the ricotta man brings up a fresh goat's-milk cheese in a green ..."

5. Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects: Tr. from the by Giorgio Vasari, Jean Paul Richter (1864)
"... the Barber Ser Cecchino, Girolamo del Giocondo, and H Baia; these good souls being all busily employed in the eating of their ricotta. ..."

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