Pont l'Évêque

noun

Pont l'É·​vêque ˌpōⁿ-lā-ˈvek How to pronounce Pont l'Évêque (audio)
: a soft surface-ripened cheese firmer, yellower, and having less surface mold than Camembert

Word History

Etymology

Pont l'Évêque, town in France

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Pont l'Évêque was circa 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Pont l'Évêque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pont%20l%27%C3%89v%C3%AAque. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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