[ mahn-chey-goh, man‐ ]
/ mɑnˈtʃeɪ goʊ, mæn‐ /
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a semihard, pale yellow or ivory-colored cheese made in Spain from sheep’s milk.
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Origin of Manchego
First recorded in 1910–15; from Spanish (queso) manchego “(cheese) of La Mancha ”
Words nearby Manchego
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How to use Manchego in a sentence
And like many of you, we have watched, dismayed, as our room-sized hunk of Manchego went moldy.
Manchego cheese—a particular kind of it that comes from central Spain.