sap·​sa·​go sap-ˈsā-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce sapsago (audio)
: a very hard green skim-milk cheese flavored with the powdered leaves of an aromatic European legume (Trigonella caerulea)

Word History


modification of German Schabziger

First Known Use

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sapsago was circa 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Sapsago.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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