Vacherin

/ (French vaʃrɛ̃) /

noun

a soft French or Swiss cheese made from cows' milk
a dessert consisting of a meringue shell filled with whipped cream, ice cream, fruit, etc

Word Origin for Vacherin

from French vache cow, from Latin vacca
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Examples from the Web for vacherin

  • Vacherin à la Main: This is a curiosity in cheeses, resembling a cold, uncooked Fondue.

    The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
  • I Vacherin comes much closer to our conception of the dish Fondue, which we spell with an "e."

    The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown