Gruyere cheese
Gruyere cheese Gru"y[`e]re` cheese" A kind of cheese made at Gruy[`e]re, Switzerland. It is a firm cheese containing numerous cells, and is known in the United States as {Schweitzerk["a]se}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gruyère (cheese) — [gro͞o yer′, grēyer; ] Fr [ grü yer′] n. 〚after Gruyère, district in W Switzerland, where first produced〛 [often g c ] a light yellow Swiss cheese, very rich in butterfat * * * …   Universalium

  • Gruyère (cheese) — [gro͞o yer′, grēyer; ] Fr [ grü yer′] n. [after Gruyère, district in W Switzerland, where first produced] [often g c ] a light yellow Swiss cheese, very rich in butterfat …   English World dictionary

  • Gruyère (cheese) — [gro͞o yer′, grēyer; ] Fr [ grü yer′] n. [after Gruyère, district in W Switzerland, where first produced] [often g c ] a light yellow Swiss cheese, very rich in butterfat …   English World dictionary

  • Gruyère (cheese) — Infobox Cheese name = Gruyère othernames = country = Switzerland regiontown = Canton of Fribourg, Gruyères region = town = source = Cows pasteurised = No texture = cooked, pressed, hard fat = protein = dimensions = weight = aging = 5 12 months… …   Wikipedia

  • gruyère cheese —  But the Swiss town from which it takes its name is Gruyères …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • gruyère cheese — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gruyere — Gruyère Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gruyère (homonymie).  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Emmental. Gruyère …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gruyère — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gruyère (homonymie).  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Emmental. Gruyère …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gruyere — can refer to one of several things:* Gruyère (cheese), a variety of cheese * Gruyère (district), a district of the Canton of Fribourg, in Switzerland * Gruyere, Victoria, a town in the Yarra Valley wine region east of Melbourne, Australia …   Wikipedia

  • Gruyère District — District de la Gruyère   District   …   Wikipedia

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