Definition of Roquefort in English:


Line breaks: Roque|fort
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒkfɔː


[mass noun] ( • trademark in the US)
  • A soft blue cheese made from ewes' milk. It is ripened in limestone caves and has a strong flavour.
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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.


from the name of a village in southern France.

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