cheddar

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noun, often capitalized ched·dar \ˈche-dər\

Definition of cheddar

  1. :  a hard white, yellow, or orange smooth-textured cheese with a flavor that ranges from mild to strong as the cheese matures —called also cheddar cheese

Origin and Etymology of cheddar

Cheddar, village in Somersetshire, England


First Known Use: 1646


CHEDDAR Defined for English Language Learners

cheddar

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noun, often capitalized ched·dar \ˈche-dər\

Definition of cheddar for English Language Learners

  • : a type of hard yellow, white, or orange cheese that is smooth



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