Camembert meaning

kăm'əm-bâr'
A creamy, mold-ripened cheese that softens on the inside as it matures.
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A soft, creamy cheese from France made from cow's milk.
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A village in Basse-Normandie, France, famous for being the place where camembert cheese was invented.
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Origin of camembert

  • French after Camembert , a village of northwest France
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Medieval Latin Campus Maimberti ("field of Maimbert"), a West Germanic personal name.
    From Wiktionary
  • From Camembert, the Normandy village where it originated.
    From Wiktionary