queso

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish, as found in Tex-Mex cuisine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

queso ‎(uncountable)

  1. Melted cheese, used for instance as a dipping sauce.

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cāseum, accusative of cāseus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

queso m (plural quesos)

  1. cheese
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 12v.
      Et ſi la fregan con la leche. lo q́ ende ſale, quaia toda la leche ſobre q́ la pongan ¬ por ende los daq́lla tierra uſan della en ſus q́sos. ¬ en toda otra coſa de leche q́ quieré quaiar.
      And if they wash it with milk, what results from it curdles the milk into which it is put, and so the people of that land use it in their cheeses, or in any other dairy thing they wish to curdle.

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Spanish[edit]

Queso

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cāseus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kwat- ‎(to ferment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

queso m ‎(plural quesos)

  1. cheese

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