Muenster

noun
Muen·​ster | \ ˈmən(t)-stər How to pronounce Muenster (audio) , ˈmün(t)- How to pronounce Muenster (audio) , ˈmu̇n(t)-, ˈmin(t)- \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of Muenster

: a semisoft cheese that may be bland or sharp in flavor

First Known Use of Muenster

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Muenster

Münster, Munster, France

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Muenster

Time Traveler for Muenster

Time Traveler

The first known use of Muenster was in 1858

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Muenster

Cite this Entry

“Muenster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Muenster. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

Comments on Muenster

What made you want to look up Muenster? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!