Edam

noun
\ ˈē-dəm How to pronounce Edam (audio) , ˈē-ˌdam \

Definition of Edam

: a yellow pressed cheese of Dutch origin usually made in flattened balls and often coated with red wax

First Known Use of Edam

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Edam

Edam, Netherlands

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“Edam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Edam. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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Edam geographical name

\ ˈē-dəm How to pronounce Edam (audio) , -ˌdam, D ā-ˈdäm \

Definition of Edam

commune in the northwestern part of the Netherlands on the IJsselmeer north-northeast of Amsterdam population 28,754

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