bon·​don | \ (ˈ)bōⁿ¦dōⁿ \
variants: or less commonly bondon cheese
plural -s

Definition of bondon

: a cheese resembling a bung in form and made in Neufchâtel, France

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History and Etymology for bondon

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 11 Jul. 2020.

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