Neufchâtel

[ noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-, noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-; French nœ-shah-tel ]
/ ˌnu ʃəˈtɛl, ˌnyu-, ˈnu ʃəˌtɛl, ˈnyu-; French nœ ʃɑˈtɛl /

noun

a soft, white cheese similar to cream cheese, made from whole or partly skimmed milk in Neufchâtel, a town in N France.

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Also called Neufchâtel cheese.

Origin of Neufchâtel

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for neufchatel

Neufchâtel
/ (French nøʃɑtɛl) /

noun

a soft creamy whole-milk cheese, similar to cream cheese

Word Origin for Neufchâtel

named after Neufchâtel, town in N France where it is made
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