Definition of Swiss cheese

1. Noun. Hard pale yellow cheese with many holes from Switzerland.

Generic synonyms: Cheese
Specialized synonyms: Emmental, Emmentaler, Emmenthal, Emmenthaler, Gruyere, Sapsago



Definition of Swiss cheese

1. Noun. Any cheese which resembles Emmentaler, especially ones with holes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swiss Cheese

Swiss-French Sign Language
Swiss-German
Swiss-German Sign Language
Swiss-Italian Sign Language
Swiss-cheesed
Swiss Army knife
Swiss Army knives
Swiss Confederation
Swiss German
Swiss Re Tower
Swiss Reformation
Swiss arrow
Swiss arrows
Swiss canton
Swiss chard
Swiss cheese (current term)
Swiss franc
Swiss francs
Swiss mountain pine
Swiss people
Swiss pine
Swiss roll
Swiss rolls
Swiss shower
Swiss showers
Swiss steak
Swiss stone pine
Swissess
Swissness
Switserland

Literary usage of Swiss cheese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Cheese by Charles Thom, Walter Warner Fisk (1918)
"Swiss cheese Swiss cheese, variously known as Gruyere, Emmenthal, Schweitzer and Swiss, ... Swiss cheese cannot be made in a vat like other types for ..."

2. The Book of Cheese by Charles Thom, Walter Warner Fisk (1918)
"Swiss cheese Swiss cheese, variously known as Gruyere, Emmenthal, ... Swiss cheese cannot be made in a vat like other types for reasons that will be ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"Although distinguished into Emmenthaler and Gruyere by the expert, the ordinary trade recognizes only a general type of Swiss cheese, for which any of these ..."

4. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"It forms an ingredient of the green Swiss cheese, which owes its flavour and colour chiefly to this plant. Melilotus officinalis, Desrousseaux. ..."

5. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"There is not so great an objection to the term Swiss cheese as to Roquefort, but there is the same kind of an objection. The cheese which bears the name of ..."

6. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1911)
"There is not so great an objection to the term Swiss cheese as to Roquefort, but there is the same kind of an objection. The cheese which bears the name of ..."

7. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"There is not so great an objection to the term Swiss cheese as to Roquefort, but there is the same kind of an objection. The cheese which bears the name of ..."

8. The Book of Cheese by Charles Thom, Walter Warner Fisk (1918)
"Swiss cheese Swiss cheese, variously known as Gruyere, Emmenthal, Schweitzer and Swiss, ... Swiss cheese cannot be made in a vat like other types for ..."

9. The Book of Cheese by Charles Thom, Walter Warner Fisk (1918)
"Swiss cheese Swiss cheese, variously known as Gruyere, Emmenthal, ... Swiss cheese cannot be made in a vat like other types for reasons that will be ..."

10. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"Although distinguished into Emmenthaler and Gruyere by the expert, the ordinary trade recognizes only a general type of Swiss cheese, for which any of these ..."

11. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"It forms an ingredient of the green Swiss cheese, which owes its flavour and colour chiefly to this plant. Melilotus officinalis, Desrousseaux. ..."

12. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"There is not so great an objection to the term Swiss cheese as to Roquefort, but there is the same kind of an objection. The cheese which bears the name of ..."

13. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1911)
"There is not so great an objection to the term Swiss cheese as to Roquefort, but there is the same kind of an objection. The cheese which bears the name of ..."

14. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"There is not so great an objection to the term Swiss cheese as to Roquefort, but there is the same kind of an objection. The cheese which bears the name of ..."

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