- a Norwegian hard cheese, similar to Swiss cheese, with a buttery flavor and large holes.
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- trademark a hard mild-tasting yellow-coloured cheese with holes in it
Word Origin for Jarlsberg
C20: after Jarlsberg, Norway, where it originated
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