noun Etymology: Münster, Munster, France Date: 1902 a semisoft cheese that may be bland or sharp in flavor

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  • muenster — /mun steuhr, moon /, n. (often cap.) a white, semisoft, mild cheese made from whole milk. [1900 05; after Müenster in France (Haut Rhin)] * * * …   Universalium

  • muenster — muen•ster [[t]ˈmʌn stər, ˈmʊn [/t]] n. (often cap.) coo a semisoft cheese made from whole milk • Etymology: 1900–05; after Müenster in France …   From formal English to slang

  • muenster — noun A kind of soft white cheese …   Wiktionary

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