[noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-, noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-; French nœ-shah-tel]
- a soft, white cheese similar to cream cheese, made from whole or partly skimmed milk in Neufchâtel, a town in N France.
Origin of Neufchâtel
First recorded in 1860–65
Also called Neufchâtel cheese.
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Examples from the Web for neufchatel
Then it wasn't worth while sending to Neufchatel for the keeper of a cookshop!
It would spread as far as Forges, as Neufchatel, as Rouen, everywhere!
In this conveyance they reached the Jura, and entered Switzerland at Neufchatel.Shelley
John Addington Symonds
They are largely developed in Switzerland at Neufchatel, and in Germany.
It is very thick, and occurs at Neufchatel and in the Drôme.
- a soft creamy whole-milk cheese, similar to cream cheese
named after Neufchâtel, town in N France where it is made
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Word Origin and History for neufchatel
type of soft, white cheese, 1833, from Neufchâtel, small town in Normandy where it first was made.
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