chèvre

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See also: chevre

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Borrowed from French chèvre (goat).

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chèvre (countable and uncountable, plural chèvres)

  1. A type of soft cheese from goat’s milk, originating in France, often formed in a cylinder.

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French[edit]

Une chèvre.

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɛvʁ/
  • (file)

Noun 1[edit]

chèvre f (plural chèvres)

  1. a she-goat

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  • English: chevon

Noun 2[edit]

chèvre m (plural chèvres)

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

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