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A soft white cheese with a very strong odor and flavor.

[Flemish, one from Limburg, after Limburg, where it was first produced.]


(Cookery) a semihard white cheese of very strong smell and flavour. Also called: Limburg cheese


(ˈlɪmˌbɜr gər)

a soft, white cheese having a strong odor and flavor.
[1810–20; after Limburg; see -er1]
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Noun1.Limburger - a soft white cheese with a very strong pungent odor and flavor
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
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11 Van Limburger et al demonstrated a significant predilection for CD in children14 whereas some studies showed predominance of UC in pediatric age group.
They include real muenster (not the deli-counter version), limburger, epoisse, and my favorite American one, winnemere.
Spiders were collected from caves by hand collecting and pitfall trapping using 118 ml (4 oz) containers baited with limburger cheese.
But that will not stop this debate rumbling on within the sport, as Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin, one of cycling's rising stars, told the De Limburger newspaper on Saturday that he thinks the whole episode "stinks".
2005a) suggested that additional risk management measures are unnecessary for low moisture cheeses (< 50% of moisture content) such as semi-soft cheese (39% to 50% moisture; Stilton, Roquefort, Gorgonzola, Limburger, Gouda, Edam, etc.
Limburger, Epoisses, Red Hawk, Grayson and Winnimere are examples of washed rinds.
The Chechen woman and her children, who are Dutch nationals, were photographed as she withdrew cash from a cash machine in Istanbul in mid-December, the Dutch Limburger newspaper reported on Monday.
LMG is the publisher of Dagblad de Limburger and Limburgs Dagblad, regional newspaper titles distributed in the province of Limburg.
Mecom is also owner of Media Groep Limburg in the Netherlands, which publishes regional dailies Dagblad De Limburger and Limburgs Dagblad.
Sitting there, with a little of Kraft's Limburger Spread and a glass or two of a really decent wine, with not a voice in the universe and with those big, fat pigeons moving round, keeping an eye on me and doing queer things to keep me awake, all of these things make The New Republic and its contents (most of the time) of no account.
One that is oft-repeated is that in Schenectady Farrell stuck limburger cheese in the glove of catcher Clint Courtney, who was noted for his avoidance of showers, and bet his teammates that Courtney would catch at least one inning before noticing the smell.
I don't think there's going to be [any big success] unless this young man takes out a lot of the delicatessen that's in there--it's still stunk up with a lot of Limburger he's got to get out of there.