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Gouda

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noun Gou·da \ˈgü-də\

Definition of Gouda

  1. :  a mild cheese of Dutch origin that is similar to Edam but contains more fat



Origin of gouda

Gouda, Netherlands


First Known Use: 1885


Gouda

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geographical name Gou·da \ˈgau̇-də, ˈgü-, ˈḵau̇-\

Definition of Gouda

  1. commune SW Netherlands NE of Rotterdam pop 71,688




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