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turophile

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noun tu·ro·phile \ˈtu̇r-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l, ˈtyu̇r-\

Definition of turophile

  1. :  a connoisseur of cheese :  a cheese fancier



Origin of turophile

irregular from Greek tyros cheese + English -phile — more at butter


First Known Use: 1938


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