Ca·​bra·​les kə-ˈbrä-ˌlās How to pronounce Cabrales (audio)
variants or less commonly Cabrales cheese or Cabrales blue cheese
: a blue cheese made in Asturias, Spain from a combination of cow's, sheep's, and goat's milk
… bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with chorizo and CabralesRichard Gorelick, Baltimore Sun, 17 Sept. 2012

Word History


after Spanish queso de Cabrales, from Cabrales, municipality in Asturias where the cheese is made

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cabrales was in 1910

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“Cabrales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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