Swiss cheese

noun

Definition of Swiss cheese

: a hard cheese characterized by elastic texture, mild nutlike flavor, and large holes that form during ripening

First Known Use of Swiss cheese

1783, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Swiss cheese was in 1783

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“Swiss cheese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Swiss%20cheese. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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Swiss cheese

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Swiss cheese

: a type of cheese that is hard and pale yellow and that has many large holes

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