from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A creamy, mold-ripened cheese that softens on the inside as it matures.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A village in Basse-Normandie, France, famous for being the place where camembert cheese was invented.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A kind of rich, soft, unpressed cream cheese made in the vicinity of Camembert, near Argentan, France; also, any cheese of the same type, wherever made.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rich soft creamy French cheese
French, after Camembert, a village of northwest France.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Medieval Latin Campus Maimberti ("field of Maimbert"), a West Germanic personal name. (Wiktionary)