- a strongly flavored cheese, veined with mold, made of sheep's milk and ripened in caves at Roquefort, a town in S France.
Origin of Roquefort
Examples from the Web for roquefort
Serve either dish with asparagus or a green salad tossed with plenty of Roquefort or blue cheese.An American Prairie Feast
July 17, 2010
The cheese was Roquefort, and the ham had been covered with jelly.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Or would you have lettuce with roquefort cheese dressing, Abram?The Fighting Shepherdess
Roquefort chomped on his cigar and looked solemn and well-informed.Charley de Milo
Laurence Mark Janifer AKA Larry M. Harris
There is one sort of microbe at Roquefort, another at Brie, and so on.The Last of the Flatboats
George Cary Eggleston
The dessert was as happily chosen, for it ended with Roquefort and "water crackers."The Strand Magazine
- a blue-veined cheese with a strong flavour, made from ewes' milk: matured in caves
Word Origin and History for roquefort
type of cheese, 1837, from the village in the southwest of France, where it originally was made. Reference to salad dressing made from this kind of cheese is from 1943.