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

Definition of gjetost in English:


A very sweet, firm, golden-brown Norwegian cheese, traditionally made with goat’s milk.
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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