Port du Salut


Port du Sa·​lut ˌpȯr-də-sə-ˈlü How to pronounce Port du Salut (audio)
: a semisoft pressed ripened cheese of usually mild flavor originated by Trappist monks in France

Word History


French port-du-salut, port-salut, from Port du Salut, Trappist abbey in northwest France

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Port du Salut was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Port du Salut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Port%20du%20Salut. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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