Definition of Jarlsberg in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈjɑːlzbəːg


[mass noun] trademark
A kind of hard yellow Norwegian cheese with many small holes and a mild, nutty flavour.
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  • All the Scandinavian food I've been craving - Jarlsberg cheese, open faced sandwiches with shrimp and salmon and waffles with jam - were abundant.
  • A full wheel of Jarlsberg weighs about 20 lb, one tenth the weight of a wheel of Emmental.
  • Take your pick of lite or regular Jarlsberg, available in slices, wedges, blocks and random weight pieces.


named after the town of Jarlsberg, Norway.

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