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?
It is classed as a soft cheese although it is much firmer than Camembert.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
Truly an aristocrat of cheeses to compare with the finest French Brie or Camembert.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
One warning: see that 32 it is ripe; for the Camembert that crumbles in its dryness is nothing short of iniquitous.The Feasts of Autolycus|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
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
In the past few years there has been considerable demand for more of the foreign cheeses, such as Camembert and Roquefort.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
Word Origin 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).