Roquefort cheese

Roquefort cheese
Roquefort cheese Roque`fort" cheese, or Roquefort Roque`fort", n. A highly flavored blue-molded cheese, made at Roquefort, department of Aveyron, France. It is made from milk of ewes, sometimes with cow's milk added, and is cured in caves. Improperly, a cheese made in imitation of it. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Roquefort — cheese Roque fort cheese, or Roquefort Roque fort , n. A highly flavored blue molded cheese, made at Roquefort, department of Aveyron, France. It is made from milk of ewes, sometimes with cow s milk added, and is cured in caves. Improperly, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Roquefort — type of cheese, 1837, from the village in the southwest of France, where it originally was made. Ref. to salad dressing made from this kind of cheese is from 1943 …   Etymology dictionary

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