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Emmentaler

noun Em·men·ta·ler \ˈe-mən-ˌtä-lər\\-ˌtäl\

Definition of Emmentaler



Variants of emmentaler

or

Emmenthaler

play \ˈe-mən-ˌtä-lər\ or

Emmental

play or

Emmenthal

\-ˌtäl\

Origin and Etymology of emmentaler

German, from Emmental, Switzerland


First Known Use: 1902

Rhymes with emmentaler

Eurodollar, petrodollar, Roman collar, sailor collar


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