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Emmenthaler

[em-uh n-tah-ler]
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noun
  1. a Swiss cheese made from cow's milk and containing small holes.
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Also Em·men·tal [em-uh n-tahl] /ˈɛm ənˌtɑl/, Em·men·ta·ler, Em·men·thal, Emmenthaler cheese.

Origin of Emmenthaler

< German, after Emmental a valley in Switzerland; see -er1
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Emmenthal

Emmental Emmenthaler or Emmentaler

noun
  1. a hard Swiss cheese with holes in it, similar to Gruyère
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Word Origin

C20: named after Emmenthal, a valley in Switzerland
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