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also 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)


(ˈtʃɛd ər)

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]
ched′dar•y, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cheddar - a village in southwestern England where cheddar cheese was first made
England - a division of the United Kingdom
2.cheddar - hard smooth-textured cheesecheddar - hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
rat cheese, store cheese - informal names for American cheddar


[ˈtʃedəʳ] N (also cheddar cheese) → queso m cheddar


[ˈtʃɛdər] ncheddar m


nCheddar(käse) m
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