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A creamy, mold-ripened cheese that softens on the inside as it matures.
[French, after Camembert, a village of northwest France.]
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Camembert(ˈkæməmˌbɛə; French kamɑ̃bɛr)
(Cookery) a rich soft creamy cheese
[French, from Camembert, a village in Normandy where it originated]
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a soft cow's-milk cheese with a creamy golden center and a whitish rind.
[1875–80; after Camembert, village in Normandy where it was first marketed]
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