- a Swiss cheese made from cow's milk and containing small holes.
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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Examples from the Web for emmenthaler
Freudenreich has determined the character and number of bacteria in Emmenthaler cheese, and Russell the same for cheddar cheese.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
H. L. Russell
The Schnitzel turned to leather in my mouth, the beer seemed tepid; I left the Emmenthaler untasted.
I have a small piece of Emmenthaler cheese and a honey-cake and a piece of bread that I can let you have.