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Gruyère

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Gruyère

noun Gru·yère \grü-ˈyer, grē-\

: a type of hard cheese from Switzerland with a nutty flavor

Full Definition of GRUYÈRE

1
:  a firm cheese with small holes and a nutty flavor that is of Swiss origin
2
:  a process cheese made from natural Gruyère

Origin of GRUYÈRE

Gruyère, district in Switzerland
First Known Use: 1802

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