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blue cheese

a rich cheese in which the internal mold manifests itself in blue veins: made in France especially from sheep's milk and elsewhere also from cow's milk and goat's milk.
Also, bleu cheese.
Origin of blue cheese
First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Crumble over the salad some blue cheese and toss everything thoroughly, with plenty of French dressing.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
British Dictionary definitions for blue cheese

blue cheese

cheese containing a blue mould, esp Stilton, Roquefort, or Danish blue Also called (Austral and NZ) blue vein
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