[muhn-ster, moo n-]
- a white, semisoft, mild cheese made from whole milk.
Origin of muenster
First recorded in 1900–05; after Müenster in France (Haut-Rhin)
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Examples from the Web for muenster
“I thought it was an almost un-winnable case,” Muenster said.
But it was Benjamin Ng, Muenster told The Daily Beast, who presented the biggest challenge to defend.
He was a pupil and assistant of Selenka, who was then at Erlangen (died in Muenster 1902).At the Deathbed of Darwinism
Only the universities of Strassburg, Rostock and Muenster had no female students.Woman and Socialism
He found, upon inquiry, that the British division was at present at Muenster.With Frederick the Great
G. A. Henty
- a whitish-yellow semihard whole milk cheese, often flavoured with caraway or aniseed
after Muenster, Haut-Rhin, France
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Word Origin and History for muenster
type of cheese, 1902, from Münster, mountain valley in Alsace, where it is made; the place name is German, literally "minster."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper