gammelost

noun gam·mel·ost \ˈgaməˌlȯst\
variants: less commonly

gammelost cheese

Definition of gammelost

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at hibernate, juice


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