Definition of Vacherin in English:

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Vacherin

Pronunciation: /ˌvaSH(ə)ˈran/ Pronunciation: /ˌväSH-/

noun

A type of soft French or Swiss cheese made from cow’s milk.
Example sentences
  • A strong, glossy slick of Serra cheese was similar to Vacherin and the marinated sea bass was sharp and fresh and ceviche-like.
  • You do not want to be left hunting for a decent Stilton or Vacherin at the eleventh hour.
  • As a centrepiece, I suggest a whole Vacherin, gently warmed in a moderate oven for 15 minutes, not to cook it but to bring it to a more attractive room temperature.

Origin

French, from earlier vachelin, from vache 'cow'.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Va·cher·in

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