chèvre

See also: chevre

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chèvre (goat cheese).

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NounEdit

chèvre (countable and uncountable, plural chèvres)

  1. A type of soft cheese from goat’s milk, originating in France, often formed in a cylinder.
    Synonyms: (UK) goat's cheese, (North America) goat cheese

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FrenchEdit

 
Une chèvre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃɛvʁ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French chevre, from Old French chievre, from Latin capra, from caper, from Proto-Indo-European *kápros.

NounEdit

chèvre f (plural chèvres)

  1. a she-goat
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DescendantsEdit
  • English: chevon

Etymology 2Edit

Ellipsis of fromage de chèvre.

NounEdit

chèvre m (plural chèvres)

  1. goat cheese (US), goat's cheese (UK)
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