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[fraw-mazh] /frɔˈmaʒ/
noun, French.
cheese1 (defs 1, 2). Unabridged
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  • So naturally they asked me to be on, knowing my propensity for fromage.
  • The other is the nuance and purity of truly fresh fromage.
  • Growth, mortality, and fecundity can be derived fromage data.
  • Sham inoculated pigs were given negative allantoic fluid fromage-matched eggs.
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Word Origin and History for fromage

French for "cheese," from French fromage, formage (13c.), from Medieval Latin formaticum (cf. Italian formaggio), a derivation from Latin forma "shape, form, mold" (cf Medieval Latin casei forma; see form (v.)).

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