Tilsit

noun
Til·​sit | \ ˈtil-sət How to pronounce Tilsit (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Tilsiter \ ˈtil-​sə-​tər How to pronounce Tilsit (audio) \

Definition of Tilsit

: a semisoft porous light yellow cheese with a flavor that ranges from mild to sharp

First Known Use of Tilsit

circa 1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tilsit

German Tilsiter, from Tilsit (now Sovetsk, Russia)

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“Tilsit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tilsit. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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