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cambozola

Line breaks: cambo|zola
Pronunciation: /ˌkambəˈzəʊlə
 
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(also cambazola)

Definition of cambozola in English:

noun

[mass noun] trademark
A type of German blue soft cheese with a rind like Camembert, produced using Gorgonzola blue mould.
Example sentences
  • For appetizers, we ordered the poached snails on barley rusks in a delicious cream sauce of apple juice, herbs, garlic and shallots, with cambazola cheese, red wine and sweet, oven-dried wine grapes.
  • The meat was tender and tasty, and the slivers of cambazola cheese melted on top were a touch of genius.
  • We also noted such delicacies as pastrami and cambozola with walnuts at £2.75 or £3.25 in a baguette.

Origin

1980s: an invented name, blend of Camembert and Gorgonzola, with the insertion of -bo-.

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