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Any of various cheeses made from goat's milk and having a wide range of flavors and consistencies.

[French, from Old French, from Latin capra, she-goat, feminine of caper, goat.]
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(Cookery) any cheese made from goats' milk
Also called: chevret
[C20: from French, literally: goat]
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(ˈʃɛv rə, ʃɛv)

also chev•ret


cheese made from goat's milk.
[< French: goat < Latin capra she-goat, feminine of caper goat]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chevre - made from goats' milkchevre - made from goats' milk    
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
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