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