Definition of gjetost in English:


Syllabification: gjet·ost
Pronunciation: /ˈyetôst, ˈjet-


  • A very sweet, firm, golden-brown Norwegian cheese, traditionally made with goat’s milk.
    More example sentences
    • A commonly used synonym of Gjetost is Gudbrandsdalsost; the Gudbrand valley being its area of origin.
    • This delicious and easy to make strudel recipe features eggplants and Gjetost cheese wrapped in flaky pastry - great for a family dinner.
    • Typically Gjetost is served with breakfast on sliced bread.


Norwegian, from gjet, geit 'goat' + ost 'cheese'.

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