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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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These include The Sherwin-Williams Company, Geveko Markings, Aximum S.A., Kelly Bros Erinline, Swarco Limburger Lackfabrik GmbH, and Ozark Materials LLC.
And what if, instead, those people were holding blocks of limburger cheese?
Hosts can also minimize mosquitoes, Easton says, by being mindful of any floral decorations (they shouldn't smell too sweet) and avoiding certain hors d'oeuvres (platters of ripe cheese left out in the sun will attract mosquitoes, especially with soft cheeses such as Brie and Limburger).
For example, the winner of the biology category in 2006 discovered that a type of malaria mosquito was attracted to Limburger cheese just as much as to humans.
Certain studies proclaimed that the incidence of CD is increasing, particularly in young children, while the UC incidence remains constant.11 Van Limburger et al demonstrated a significant predilection for CD in children14 whereas some studies showed predominance of UC in pediatric age group.15,16
There are some pretty stinky cheeses out there, and most of them belong to a category called "washed rind" or "smear-ripened." They include real muenster (not the deli-counter version), limburger, epoisse, and my favorite American one, winnemere.
(1) Sports Science Institute, Saarland University, Campus, 66123 Saarbriicken, Germany (2) Faculty of Health Science, LUNEX-International University of Health, Exercise and Sports, 50 Avenue du Parc des Sports, 4671 Differdange, Luxembourg (3) Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Institute for Complex Health Research, Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences, Limburger Strafie 2, 65510 Idstein, Germany
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.), hard cheese (less than 39% moisture; Cheddar, Emmental, Gruyere, etc), and very hard cheese (less than 34% moisture content; Asiago old, Parmesan, Romano, Grana, etc) because of the low risks associated with L.
Limburger, Epoisses, Red Hawk, Grayson and Winnimere are examples of washed rinds.