Lim·​burg·​er ˈlim-ˌbər-gər How to pronounce Limburger (audio)
: a pungent semisoft surface-ripened cheese

Word History


Dutch, one from Limburg, from Limburg, Belgium

First Known Use

circa 1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Limburger was circa 1870

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“Limburger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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