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coon cheese

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noun
a sharp crumbly cheddar cheese that has dark outer surfaces, usually enclosed in black wax.
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Origin of coon cheese

First recorded in 1920–25; named after Edward William Coon (1871–1934), who patented a method for fast maturation of cheese by high temperature and humidity (1936)

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