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Ched·daralso ched·dar (chĕd′ər)
Any of several types of smooth hard cheese varying in flavor from mild to extra sharp.
[After Cheddar, a village of southwest England.]
1. (Cookery) (sometimes not capital) any of several types of smooth hard yellow or whitish cheese
2. (Placename) a village in SW England, in N Somerset: situated near Cheddar Gorge, a pass through the Mendip Hills renowned for its stalactitic caverns and rare limestone flora. Pop: 4796 (2001)
a hard smooth-textured cheese that varies in color from white to yellow or orange and in flavor from mild to sharp as it ages.
[1655–65; after Cheddar, village in Somersetshire, England]
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|Noun||1.||Cheddar - a village in southwestern England where cheddar cheese was first made|
England - a division of the United Kingdom
|2.||cheddar - hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England|
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
cheddar[ˈtʃedəʳ] N (also cheddar cheese) → queso m cheddar
cheddar[ˈtʃɛdər] n → cheddar m
n → Cheddar(käse) m