manchego

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

manchego (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of Manchego
    • 2009 March 13, Jaime Gross, “Captain Kangaroo”, in New York Times[1]:
      “Now, these are what we’d call tasty cheeses,” she said as I speared cubes of creamy kefalotiri and manchego, nodding in agreement: tasty!

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish manchego.

Adjective[edit]

manchego m (feminine singular manchega, masculine plural manchegos, feminine plural manchegas, comparable)

  1. of, from or relating to the Spanish region of La Mancha

Noun[edit]

manchego m (plural manchegos, feminine manchega, feminine plural manchegas)

  1. a person from La Mancha
  2. Manchego (a firm, compact cheese from La Mancha)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic المنشا (al Mansha).[1]

Adjective[edit]

manchego (feminine singular manchega, masculine plural manchegos, feminine plural manchegas)

  1. of or pertaining to la Mancha

Noun[edit]

manchego m (plural manchegos, feminine manchega)

  1. someone from la Mancha

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lipscomb, Kelly (2005): Spain, p. 208