Gruyère

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noun Gru·yère \grü-ˈyer, grē-\

Definition of Gruyère

  1. 1 :  a firm cheese with small holes and a nutty flavor that is of Swiss origin

  2. 2 :  a process cheese made from natural Gruyère

Origin and Etymology of gruyère

Gruyère, district in Switzerland


First Known Use: 1802


GRUYÈRE Defined for English Language Learners

Gruyère

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noun Gru·yère \grü-ˈyer, grē-\

Definition of Gruyère for English Language Learners

  • : a type of hard cheese from Switzerland with a nutty flavor


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