goat cheese

noun
|Updated on: 10 Aug 2018

Definition of goat cheese

: any of various cheeses made from goat's milk

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First Known Use of goat cheese

before 12th century

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Definition of goat cheese for English Language Learners

  • : a cheese that is made from goat's milk


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