Gruyère cheese


Gru·​yère cheese
variants or less commonly Gruyère
plural -s
: a pressed whole-milk cheese of a pale yellow color and nutty flavor and usually with small holes
: a process cheese made in small forms and wrapped in foil

Word History


from Gruyère district, Fribourg canton, Switzerland, where it was originally made

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“Gruyère cheese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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