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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A soft cheese originating in Hungary.
  • n. A cheese spread made of Liptauer or a cream cheese substitute and seasonings.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. dish or cheese spread made with sheep's-milk cheese, goat's milk cheese, quark cheese or cottage cheese, part of Hungarian cuisine


German, after Liptau (Liptó), Hungary.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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