Camembert

noun

Cam·​em·​bert ˈka-məm-ˌber How to pronounce Camembert (audio)
: a soft surface-ripened cheese with a thin grayish-white rind and a yellow interior

Word History

Etymology

French, from Camembert, Normandy, France

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Camembert was in 1877

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“Camembert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Camembert. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

Camembert

noun
Cam·​em·​bert ˈkam-əm-ˌbe(ə)r How to pronounce Camembert (audio)
: a soft cheese with a whitish rind and a yellow inside
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