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gervais

[ zher-vey; French zher-ve ]
/ ʒɛrˈveɪ; French ʒɛrˈvɛ /
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noun

(sometimes initial capital letter) an unsalted French cream cheese made from whole milk and cream.

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Origin of gervais

1895–1900; named after Charles Gervais (1830–92), French cheesemaker
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British Dictionary definitions for gervais

Gervais
/ (ˌdʒʃzːˈveɪz) /

noun

Ricky . born 1961, British comedian, writer, and actor; his TV series include The Office (2001–03), and Extras (2005–07)
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