A ball of Edam cheese.
Edam definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A mild, yellow Dutch cheese, pressed into balls and usually covered with red wax.
Origin: After Edam, a town in the western Netherlands.
Variant of Edam (cheese)
a mild, yellow cheese, made in a round mold and usually having a coating of red paraffin
Origin: after Edam, town in northwestern Netherlands, where origin, originally made