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 (ē′dəm, ē′dăm′)
A mild, yellow Dutch cheese, pressed into balls and usually covered with red wax.

[After Edam, a town in the western Netherlands.]
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(ˈiːdæm; Dutch ˈeːdam)
1. (Placename) a town in the NW Netherlands, in North Holland province, on the IJsselmeer: cheese, light manufacturing. Pop: 28 000 (2003 est; includes Volendam)
2. (Cookery) a hard round mild-tasting Dutch cheese, yellow in colour with a red outside covering
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(ˈi dəm, ˈi dæm)

a mild, hard, yellow cheese, produced in a round shape and coated with red wax.
[1830–40; after Edam, town in the Netherlands, where it originated]
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Noun1.Edam - mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red coveringEdam - mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red covering
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
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[ˈiːdæm] N (also Edam cheese) → queso m de Edam, queso m de bola
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nEdamer (Käse) m
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