Gruyère

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Gru·yère

 (gro͞o-yâr′, grē-)
n.
A nutty, pale yellow, firm cheese made from cow's milk.

[French, after Gruyère, a district of west-central Switzerland.]

Gruyère

(ˈɡruːjɛə; French ɡryjɛr) or

Gruyère cheese

n
(Cookery) (sometimes not capital) a hard flat whole-milk cheese, pale yellow in colour and with holes
[C19: after Gruyère, Switzerland where it originated]

Gru•yère

(gruˈyɛər, grɪ-; Fr. grüˈyɛr)

n.
a firm yellow cow's milk cheese, esp. of France and Switzerland, having small holes.
[1795–1805; after Gruyère district in Switzerland where the cheese is made]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gruyere - Swiss cheese with small holes
Swiss cheese - hard pale yellow cheese with many holes from Switzerland
Translations
Le Gruyère