• WordNet 3.6
    • n Parmesan hard dry sharp-flavored Italian cheese; often grated
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Parmesan Of or pertaining to Parma in Italy.
    • Parmesan Parmesan cheese.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Parmesan Of or relating to Parma, a city in northern Italy, or its inhabitants, or the province or former duchy of Parma.
    • n Parmesan [lowercase] Parmesan cheese.
    • n Parmesan An Italian form of drinking.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Parmesan par-me-zan′ pertaining to Parma
    • n Parmesan Parmesan cheese
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. parmesan, It. parmigiano,


In literature:

Grate half a pound of Parmesan cheese into a deep dish, and scatter over it a few small bits of butter.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
Parmesan cheese is best, but other dry kinds can be used.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
A quarter of a pound of flour, two ounces butter, two ounces grated parmesan cheese, a pinch of salt and a few grains of cayenne pepper.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
I mean to take down a Thucydides, to feed on: like a whole Parmesan.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in two volumes, Vol. 1" by Edward FitzGerald
Take 2 tablespoonfuls of grated Parmesan cheese and 2 scant ones of cream, a little cayenne and salt.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Pass grated Parmesan cheese, to sprinkle over each portion.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Dress with parmesan cheese and some butter.
"The Italian Cook Book" by Maria Gentile
Now sprinkle generously with parmesan cheese.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
Then dish it with the sauce round, put parmesan grated over it, and brown it with a salamander.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Pass Parmesan cheese and hot, crisp crackers.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller

In news:

bag grated parmesan cheese (low fat or part-skim) 1 large jar (26 oz.
MPN/Courtesy photo Fresh Parmesan is grated on top of cappellacci in sage butter sauce.
Healthy Choice 100% Natural Entrées Portabella Spinach Parmesan.
1 1/2 cup fresh ground Parmesan cheese.
Cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
Garlic Parmesan Pork Chops.
Our Test Kitchen shares an easy trick for making these company-fancy Garlic Parmesan Pork Chops, that are a welcome weeknight main dish as well.
3â?„4 cups fresh grated Parmesan cheese (separate 1â?„4 cup for topping).
Combine the peas, herbs , garlic, Parmesan, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor.
Killer Parmesan, Southern Grits, and Hot Jellies.
Forager Whitey Hitchcock shares a recipe for turning the latter into "Puffballs Parmesan" on his blog:
Eddie Martini 's Grilled Steak Caesar Salad includes Parmesan roasted tomatoes.
Brookfield, requested the recipe for a grilled steak Caesar salad along with Parmesan roasted tomatoes served at Eddie Martini 's, 8612 W Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa.
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese.
The flavor is sharper than Parmesan.