Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a type of large-holed Swiss cheese.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun Swiss cheese with large holes

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Of course I would also say that "authentic" fondue has vacherin fribourgoise not emmental which is certainly more expensive and difficult to find in the US and is only accompanied by crusty whole wheat bread and plenty of white wine to avoid the unfortunate "cheese baby" effect.

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  • As for being hard of hearing and speaking French like fondue -- or, with an accent as thick as cheese -- an orthophoniste* friend of mine, Isild, would argue that the two are related: that people like me and my neighbor, with accents thick as emmental, are not hearing French words exactly as they are spoken.

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  • As for being hard of hearing and speaking French like fondue -- or, with an accent as thick as cheese -- an orthophoniste* friend of mine, Isild, would argue that the two are related: that people like me and my neighbor, with accents thick as emmental, are not hearing French words exactly as they are spoken.

    ouïe - French Word-A-Day

  • Your only choice for cheese is one between emmental and gruyère, both of which melt under the merest heat: emmental (or Swiss cheese, as it is known in New Zealand, Australia and North America) is a hard cheese of cow's milk that is nutty and slightly acidic; gruyère is made from cow's milk and is sweet but slightly salty (overall imparting a somewhat mineral quality to a dish).

    The New Year: Croque Monsieur Bake and Cheescake

  • Elle voulait du fromage de brebis mais genre emmental quoi pas une buche (j'sais po comment on appelle ca XD)

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  • As for being hard of hearing and speaking French like fondue -- or, with an accent as thick as cheese -- an orthophoniste* friend of mine, Isild, would argue that the two are related: that people like me and my neighbor, with accents thick as emmental, are not hearing French words exactly as they are spoken.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • From top to bottom: herbed mini-madeleines, emmental crisps, smoked salmon puffsNext came this emulsion of boudin noir.

    Auberge de l'Ill

  • From top to bottom: herbed mini-madeleines, emmental crisps, smoked salmon puffsNext came this emulsion of boudin noir.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • As for being hard of hearing and speaking French like fondue--or, with an accent as thick as cheese--an orthophoniste* friend of mine, Isild, would argue that the two are related: that people like me and my neighbor, with accents thick as emmental, are not hearing French words exactly as they are spoken.

    ouïe - French Word-A-Day

  • As for being hard of hearing and speaking French like fondue--or, with an accent as thick as cheese--an orthophoniste* friend of mine, Isild, would argue that the two are related: that people like me and my neighbor, with accents thick as emmental, are not hearing French words exactly as they are spoken.

    French Word-A-Day:

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