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Roquefort

[ rohk-fert ]
/ ˈroʊk fərt /
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a strongly flavored cheese, veined with mold, made of sheep's milk and ripened in caves at Roquefort, a town in S France.
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Also called Roquefort cheese .

Origin of Roquefort

First recorded in 1830–40

Words nearby Roquefort

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British Dictionary definitions for Roquefort

Roquefort
/ (ˈrɒkfɔː) /

noun
a blue-veined cheese with a strong flavour, made from ewes' milk: matured in caves

Word Origin for Roquefort

C19: named after Roquefort, village in S France
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