chèvre

[ shev-ruh, shev; French she-vruh ]
/ ˈʃɛv rə, ʃɛv; French ˈʃɛ vrə /

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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Example sentences from the Web for chèvre

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

    Company G|A. R. (Albert Rowe) Barlow

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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