variants or less commonly bondon cheese
plural -s
: a cheese resembling a bung in form and made in Neufchâtel, France

Word History


French bondon, literally, bung, from bonde bung, from (assumed) Gaulish bunda; akin to Middle Irish bond, bonn sole of the foot, Latin fundus bottom

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“Bondon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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