Lip·​tau·​er | \ ˈlipˌtau̇(ə)r, -au̇ə(r \
plural -s

Definition of Liptauer

1 : a soft Hungarian cheese
2 : a cheese spread of Liptauer and seasonings (such as paprika) also : an imitation of this made with cream cheese or cottage cheese

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First Known Use of Liptauer

1902, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Liptauer

German, from Liptau former Hungarian county in Slovakia

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“Liptauer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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