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A trademark for a soft cheese made from sheep's milk and ripened in caves near Roquefort, France.
(Cookery) a blue-veined cheese with a strong flavour, made from ewes' milk: matured in caves
[C19: named after Roquefort, village in S France]
Trademark. a strong-flavored cheese veined with blue mold, made from sheep's milk.
[1830–40; after Roquefort, village in S France (Aveyron), where the cheese is made]