Definition of Jarlsberg in English:


Syllabification: Jarls·berg
Pronunciation: /ˈyärlzbərg


  • A kind of hard yellow Norwegian cheese with many holes and a mild, nutty flavor.
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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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