Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various cheeses made from goat's milk and having a wide range of flavors and consistencies.

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  • noun A type of soft cheese from goat’s milk, originating in France, often formed in a cylinder.

Etymologies

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

[French, from Old French, from Latin capra, she-goat, feminine of caper, goat.]

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French, chèvre ("goat").

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  • a pleasure to pronounce.

    May 5, 2009