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[em-uh n-tah-ler] /ˈɛm ənˌtɑ lər/
a Swiss cheese made from cow's milk and containing small holes.
Also, Emmental
[em-uh n-tahl] /ˈɛm ənˌtɑl/ (Show IPA),
Emmentaler, Emmenthal, Emmenthaler cheese.
Origin of Emmenthaler
< German, after Emmental a valley in Switzerland; see -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Freudenreich has determined the character and number of bacteria in Emmenthaler cheese, and Russell the same for cheddar cheese.

  • The Schnitzel turned to leather in my mouth, the beer seemed tepid; I left the Emmenthaler untasted.

  • I have a small piece of Emmenthaler cheese and a honey-cake and a piece of bread that I can let you have.

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