Camembert

noun
Cam·​em·​bert | \ ˈka-məm-ˌber How to pronounce Camembert (audio) \

Definition of Camembert

: a soft surface-ripened cheese with a thin grayish-white rind and a yellow interior

First Known Use of Camembert

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Camembert

French, from Camembert, Normandy, France

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“Camembert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Camembert. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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Camembert

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English Language Learners Definition of Camembert

: a type of soft yellow cheese from France

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