Port du Salut

Port du Sa·​lut | \ ˌpȯr-də-sə-ˈlü How to pronounce Port du Salut (audio) , -sa-; -səl-ˈyü, -sal-\

Definition of Port du Salut

: a semisoft pressed ripened cheese of usually mild flavor originated by Trappist monks in France

First Known Use of Port du Salut

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Port du Salut

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

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The first known use of Port du Salut was in 1881

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