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Neufchâtel

[noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-, noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-; French nœ-shah-tel] /ˌnu ʃəˈtɛl, ˌnyu-, ˈnu ʃəˌtɛl, ˈnyu-; French nœ ʃɑˈtɛl/
noun
1.
a soft, white cheese similar to cream cheese, made from whole or partly skimmed milk in Neufchâtel, a town in N France.
Also called Neufchâtel cheese.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for neufchatel-cheese

Neufchâtel

/French nøʃɑtɛl/
noun
1.
a soft creamy whole-milk cheese, similar to cream cheese
Word Origin
named after Neufchâtel, town in N France where it is made
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Word Origin and History for neufchatel-cheese

Neufchatel

type of soft, white cheese, 1833, from Neufchâtel, small town in Normandy where it first was made.

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