turophile


tu·ro·phile

noun \ˈtr-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l, ˈtyr-\

Definition of TUROPHILE

:  a connoisseur of cheese :  a cheese fancier

Origin of TUROPHILE

irregular from Greek tyros cheese + English -phile — more at butter
First Known Use: 1938

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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