Charolais

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Cha·ro·lais

 (shä′rə-lā′)
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.]

Charolais

(ˈʃærəˌleɪ)
n
(Breeds) a breed of large white beef cattle that originated in France
[C19: from French: named after Monts du Charollais, E France]

Cha•ro•lais

(ˌʃær əˈleɪ)

also Cha•ro•laise

(-ˈleɪz)

n.
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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Noun1.Charolais - large white or cream-colored breed from France
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
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