Definition of crottin in English:

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crottin

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒtã/

noun (plural pronounced same)

A small, round cheese made from goat’s milk.
Example sentences
  • Crottin in French means 'dung' because of the cheese's resemblance to horse dung when mature.
  • The food packs are for two or more and we ordered a mixed herb leaf salad with crumbled crottin goat's cheese and red pepper aioli dressing to start.
  • I chose marinated grilled crottin cheese with crisp leaves and a honey and pink peppercorn dressing.

Origin

French, literally 'piece of horse dung'.

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