chèvre

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See also: chevre

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chèvre (goat cheese).

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Noun[edit]

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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French[edit]

Une chèvre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɛvʁ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

chèvre f (plural chèvres)

  1. a she-goat
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  • English: chevon

Etymology 2[edit]

Ellipsis of fromage de chèvre.

Noun[edit]

chèvre m (plural chèvres)

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