Gruyère cheese

noun Gru·yère cheese \(ˈ)grü¦y|e(ə)r-, (ˈ)grē¦(y)|, |eə-\
variants: less commonly

Gruyère

Definition of Gruyère cheese

plural

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  1. 1 :  a pressed whole-milk cheese of a pale yellow color and nutty flavor and usually with small holes

  2. 2 :  a process cheese made in small forms and wrapped in foil

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Origin and Etymology of gruyère cheese

from Gruyère district, Fribourg canton, Switzerland, where it was originally made


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