cottage cheese

noun
Updated on: 12 Jan 2018

Definition of cottage cheese

: a bland soft white cheese made from the curds of skim milk called also Dutch cheese, pot cheese, smearcase

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First Known Use of cottage cheese

1848


COTTAGE CHEESE Defined for English Language Learners

cottage cheese

noun

Definition of cottage cheese for English Language Learners

  • : a type of soft white cheese that has a mild flavor


COTTAGE CHEESE Defined for Kids

cottage cheese

noun

Definition of cottage cheese for Students

: a very soft white cheese made from soured skim milk


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