Definition of Roquefort in English:

Roquefort

Syllabification: Roque·fort
Pronunciation: /ˈrōkfərt
 
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noun

trademark
A soft blue cheese made from ewes' milk. It is ripened in limestone caves and has a strong flavor.
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  • Cold Roquefort is like warm lager: an utter waste of time, and a sacrifice of calories.
  • Lumps of crumbly Roquefort give power to this light starter.
  • A sweet Sauternes, however, goes a treat with Wensleydale, Parmesan, Red Leicester, smoked cheese and Roquefort.

Origin

from the name of a village in southern France.

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