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fromage

[fraw-mazh] /frɔˈmaʒ/
noun, French.
1.
cheese1 (defs 1, 2).
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  • Save for a waistband of yellow silk, he was clad wholly in that dead white which is known as fromage la crme.

    A Transient Guest Edgar Saltus
  • She laughs with her lips, to deceive him; but the fromage fouett awaits me; adieu, my friend!

  • In place of strawberry fromage any other kind of fromage may be used.

    Desserts and Salads Gesine Lemcke
  • In the section of France devoted to gin, the juniper berries that flavor the drink also go into a local cheese, fromage Fort.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • This class of Blue or marbled cheese is called fromage persillé, as well as fromage bleu and pate bleue.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • The full name is fromage à la Double-crème, and Pommel is one well known.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • Characterized as a classic French fromage "with Huge-like Romanticism."

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • Another name for fromage Blanc or Farm; soft, creamy cottage-cheese type.

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  • The fromage of Saint-Winx is a traditional leader in this Belgian border province noted for its strong, spiced dairy products.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
Contemporary definitions for fromage
noun

cheese

Word Origin

French

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Word Origin and History for fromage
n.

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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