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Vacherin

noun
  1. a soft French or Swiss cheese made from cows' milk
  2. a dessert consisting of a meringue shell filled with whipped cream, ice cream, fruit, etc
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Word Origin for Vacherin

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

Historical Examples of 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