Monterey Jack

noun

Definition of Monterey Jack

: a semisoft whole-milk cheese with high moisture content

First Known Use of Monterey Jack

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Monterey Jack

David Jack or Jacks †1907 California landowner

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“Monterey Jack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monterey%20Jack. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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