emmenthal

Emmenthaler

[em-uhn-tah-ler]
noun
a Swiss cheese made from cow's milk and containing small holes.
Also, Emmental [em-uhn-tahl] , Emmentaler, Emmenthal, Emmenthaler cheese.


Origin:
< German, after Emmental a valley in Switzerland; see -er1

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Emmenthal, Emmental, Emmenthaler or Emmentaler (ˈɛmənˌtɑːl)
 
n
a hard Swiss cheese with holes in it, similar to Gruyère
 
[C20: named after Emmenthal, a valley in Switzerland]
 
Emmental, Emmental, Emmenthaler or Emmentaler
 
n
 
[C20: named after Emmenthal, a valley in Switzerland]
 
Emmenthaler, Emmental, Emmenthaler or Emmentaler
 
n
 
[C20: named after Emmenthal, a valley in Switzerland]
 
Emmentaler, Emmental, Emmenthaler or Emmentaler
 
n
 
[C20: named after Emmenthal, a valley in Switzerland]

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