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Swiss cheese

noun
1.
a firm, pale-yellow cheese made originally in Switzerland, typically made from cow's milk and having many holes.
Also called Swiss.
Compare Emmenthaler, Gruyère.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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Swiss cheese

noun
1.
a hard white or pale yellow cheese with holes, such as Gruyère or Emmenthal
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