noun[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.
- 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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