turophile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τυρός (turós, cheese) +‎ -phile.

Modern coinage; attested since 1930s. Popularized by Clifton Fadiman on American TV quiz show Information Please in 1952.[1]

Noun[edit]

turophile (plural turophiles)

  1. a gourmet/connoisseur of cheese

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References[edit]

  1. ^ turophile on Practically Edible