Definitions

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

  • noun A firm cheese made from sheep's milk, having a piquant, nutty flavor and small holes, made in the region of La Mancha in Spain.

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  • noun Alternative form of Manchego.

Etymologies

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

[Spanish (queso) manchego, (cheese) of La Mancha.]

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  • adjective: (manchego/a) the adjectival form associated with the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha.

    noun: a delicious cheese

    March 18, 2009

  • As seen here , for instance.

    March 28, 2009