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Chaumes Line breaks: Chaumes
Pronunciation: /ʃəʊm/

Definition of Chaumes in English:


[mass noun]
A type of French cheese with an orange rind and a creamy flavour.
Example sentences
  • Apparently, Chaumes cheese is a popular table cheese, but I am not a fan.
  • He also produced a slab of cheese - Chaumes, very ripe - and a packet of water biscuits.
  • The meal was cheap too and the wine and cheese (a great choice of Brie, Camembert, goat's cheese and Chaumes) were excellent.


French, possibly from chaume 'wheat stubble', in reference to the colours of the cheese and its rind.

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