neufchatel

Neufchâtel

[noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-, noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-; French nœ-shah-tel]
noun
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:
1860–65

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Neufchâtel (French nøʃɑtɛl)
 
n
a soft creamy whole-milk cheese, similar to cream cheese
 
[named after Neufchâtel, town in N France where it is made]

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Neufchatel
"type of soft, white cheese," c.1865, from Neufchâtel, small town in Normandy where it was first made.
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