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Related to Charolais: Simmental
n. pl. Charolais
1. Any of a breed of large white beef cattle developed in France.
2. A semisoft French cheese made of a blend of cow's milk and goat's milk.
[French, after Charolles, a town in the Burgundy region of eastern France.]
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(Breeds) a breed of large white beef cattle that originated in France
[C19: from French: named after Monts du Charollais, E France]
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one of a breed of large white or cream-colored beef cattle, orig. of France, often used in crossbreeding.
[1890–95; < French: from the town of Charolles (Saône-et-Loire) and le Charolais its environs]
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