Definition of Emmental in English:


Syllabification: Em·men·tal
Pronunciation: /ˈemənˌtäl
(also Emmenthal)


A kind of hard Swiss cheese with many holes in it, similar to Gruyère.
More example sentences
  • Unlike Gruyère, Emmental has a dry rind free from micro-organisms.
  • It's essentially our version of a Swiss cheese called Emmental.
  • Four sorts of cheese are usually used: Appeuzell, Gruyere, Emmenthal and Foutina.


from German Emmentaler, from Emmental, the name of a valley in Switzerland where the cheese was originally made.

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