Ca·​bra·​les | \ kə-ˈbrä-ˌlās How to pronounce Cabrales (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Cabrales cheese or Cabrales blue cheese

Definition of Cabrales

: 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 Cabrales— Richard Gorelick, Baltimore Sun, 17 Sept. 2012

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First Known Use of Cabrales

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cabrales

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

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Cite this Entry

“Cabrales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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