[kam-uhm-bair; French ka-mahn-ber]
a mellow, soft cheese, the center of which is creamy and of a golden cream color, made from cow's milk.
Also called Camembert cheese.

1875–80; named after Camembert, village in Normandy where it was first marketed Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
Camembert (ˈkæməmˌbɛə, French kamɑ̃bɛr)
a rich soft creamy cheese
[French, from Camembert, a village in Normandy where it originated]

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Word Origin & History

type of soft, rich cheese, 1878, from name of village near Argentan, Normandy, where it originally was made. The place name is M.L. Campus Maimberti "field of Maimbert" (a W.Gmc. personal name).
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