noun gjet·ost \ˈy|ātˌōst, ˈj|, |et-, -ˌȯst\
variants: less commonly


\ˈy|ātˌōst, ˈj|, |et-, -ˌȯst\

Definition of gjetost



  1. :  a hard dark brown cheese usually made of goat's milk but sometimes made of a combination of cow's and goat's milk

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Origin and Etymology of gjetost

Norwegian gjetost, from gjet goat (from Old Norse geit) + ost cheese, from Old Norse ostr — more at goat, juice

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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