gam·mel·ost | \ˈgaməˌlȯst\
variants: or less commonly gammelost cheese
plural -s

Definition of gammelost 

: a Norwegian blue-mold cheese made from soured skim milk

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History and Etymology for gammelost

Norwegian, from gammel old (from Old Norse gamall) + ost cheese, from Old Norse ostr; akin to Old English gamol old and perhaps to Latin hiems winter

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