- a mellow, soft cheese, the center of which is creamy and of a golden cream color, made from cow's milk.
Origin of Camembert
Examples from the Web for camembert
How does a homeless family from a major American metropolis end up dumped in a region known for Camembert and Calvados?A Homeless Family's European Trip
August 22, 2009
Jake rose shyly, knocking a Camembert to the ground in his embarrassment.Terribly Intimate Portraits
The next item is Camembert or fruit, and coffee concludes the display.Nights in London
The other manipulations differ only in detail from Camembert.The Book of Cheese
Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
Camembert cheese would reign supreme three nights in succession—not another order for the rest of the week.Working With the Working Woman
Cornelia Stratton Parker
It is classed as a soft cheese although it is much firmer than Camembert.Outlines of dairy bacteriology
H. L. Russell
- a rich soft creamy cheese
Word Origin and History for camembert
type of soft, rich cheese, 1878, from name of village near Argentan, Normandy, where it originally was made. The place name is Medieval Latin Campus Maimberti "field of Maimbert" (a West Germanic personal name).