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crottin

[ krot-n ]
/ ˈkrɒt n /
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noun
a type of French goat cheese.
a small, round disk of this cheese.
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Origin of crottin

First recorded in 1800–05; from French: literally, “(dry animal) dung,” diminutive of Old French crote “(ball of) dung, mud on clothing,” possibly akin to obsolete English crot, crote “small piece, particle”
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