plural -s
: a soft Danish cheese made from sour buttermilk

Word History


Danish, from appetit appetite (from German, from Middle High German, from Middle French apetit) + ost cheese; akin to Old Swedish ōster cheese, Old Norse ostr

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“Appetitost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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