[ muhn-ster, moo n- ]
/ ˈmʌn stər, ˈmʊn- /

noun (often initial capital letter)

a white, semisoft, mild cheese made from whole milk.



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Origin of muenster

First recorded in 1900–05; after Müenster in France (Haut-Rhin) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for muenster

/ (ˈmʊnstə) /


a whitish-yellow semihard whole milk cheese, often flavoured with caraway or aniseed

Word Origin for muenster

after Muenster, Haut-Rhin, France
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