Camembert definition

kăməm-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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Noun

Singular:
camembert
Plural:
camemberts

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