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cantal

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noun, often capitalized can·tal \kän-ˈtäl\

Definition of cantal

  1. :  a hard cheddar-type cheese made in the south of France



Origin and Etymology of cantal

French, from Cantal, mountain massif and department in Auvergne, France


First Known Use: 1890


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