ˈshev(rᵊ) How to pronounce chèvre (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Add the crema or sour cream and queso fresco or chevre, and blend just until combined, a few seconds. Bill Esparza, Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2022 The charred baby octopus and salmon croquettes are appealing, but tempura squash blossoms filled with local Crow’s Dairy chevre and citrus quark aioli steals the spotlight on the starter list. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 13 Sep. 2022 Menu choices include tart au chevre, crepe bretonne and crème brûlée. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 Apr. 2022 Visitors to the hotel are welcome to visit the cheese cellar for a taste of rare selections of Khorasan bread, also baked on the premises, paired with a rich comte or a smooth chevre, all aged in the on-site cellar. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 14 Oct. 2021 Want to raise goats to produce award winning chevre? Bon Appétit, 4 Oct. 2021 On a cheeseboard, blue is usually positioned as the strongest selection, opposite the mildest cheeses, like fresh chevre and buttery bries. Washington Post, 8 Sep. 2021 Pair with crudo and oysters or creamy chevre on frisée., 1 June 2021 Then drive over to Western Culture Farmstead & Creamery for some fresh feta and chevre and to coo over the adorable baby goats ( Ryan Haase, WSJ, 13 May 2021 See More

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Word History


French, literally, goat, from Old French chievre, from Latin capra she-goat, from caper he-goat — more at capriole

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chèvre was in 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Chèvre.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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