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chèvre

[ shev-ruh, shev; French she-vruh ]
/ ˈʃɛv rə, ʃɛv; French ˈʃɛ vrə /
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noun
any cheese made from goat's milk.
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Also chev·ret [shuh-vrey]. /ʃəˈvreɪ/.

Origin of chèvre

<French chèvre goat. See chevon
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How to use chèvre in a sentence

  • Send gouda, cheddar, chèvre, Stilton and more to the dairy lover in your life with this monthly delivery service from Murray’s.

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  • The redoubts were protected with chevre du frieze and trip-wires were stretched along the front of the works.

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  • On the frieze, under some figures bearing festoons, we find this motto: tant grate chevre que mal giste.

British Dictionary definitions for chèvre

chèvre
/ (ˈʃɛvrə) /

noun
any cheese made from goats' milk

Word Origin for chèvre

C20: from French, literally: goat
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