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turophile

[ toor-uh-fahyl, tur- ]
/ ˈtʊər əˌfaɪl, ˈtɜr- /
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noun
a connoisseur or lover of cheese; a caseophile.

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Words For "Cheese Lover" And Other Passions

There are many -phile (or "lover") words out there. And if you don't love cheese maybe one of these other ones applies to you.

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Origin of turophile

First recorded in 1935–40; from tur-, a variant of Greek tȳrós “cheese” + -o- + -phile
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How to use turophile in a sentence

  • So the host announced it was made of "lait de femme" and an astounded turophile exclaimed, "Then all of us are cannibals."

    The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
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