Camembert

[ kam-uhm-bair; French ka-mahn-ber ]
/ ˈkæm əmˌbɛər; French ka mɑ̃ˈbɛr /

noun

a mellow, soft cheese, the center of which is creamy and of a golden cream color, made from cow's milk.

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Origin of Camembert

First recorded in 1875–80; named after Camembert, village in Normandy where it was first marketed
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British Dictionary definitions for Camembert

Camembert
/ (ˈkæməmˌbɛə, French kamɑ̃bɛr) /

noun

a rich soft creamy cheese

Word Origin for Camembert

French, from Camembert, a village in Normandy where it originated
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