a variety of hard, greenish cheese made orig. in Switzerland of skim milk flavored with melilot
Origin of sapsagoaltered ; from German schabzieger ; from schaben, to scrape (akin to shave) + zieger, curds ; from Late Old High German ziger ; from Rhaeto-Romanic tšigrun ; from Gaulish an unverified form dwi-, twice (; from Indo-European base an unverified form dwōu-, two) + an unverified form ger-, to heat (; from Indo-European an unverified form gwher-, warm); from being heated twice in processing
A hard green cheese made from skim-milk curd, colored and flavored with sweet clover.
Origin of sapsagoAlteration of German Schabzieger : schaben, to scrape (from Middle High German, from Old High German skaban) + Zieger, whey, whey cheese (from Middle High German ziger, probably of Celtic origin).