Gruyère(redirected from Gruyere (cheese))
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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
(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)
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]