Roquefort [rohk-fert] ExamplesWord Origin Trademark.

  1. a strongly flavored cheese, veined with mold, made of sheep’s milk and ripened in caves at Roquefort, a town in S France.

Origin of Roquefort First recorded in 1830–40 Also called Roquefort cheese. Examples from the Web for roquefort Contemporary Examples of roquefort

  • Serve either dish with asparagus or a green salad tossed with plenty of Roquefort or blue cheese.

    An American Prairie Feast

    Sophie Menin

    July 17, 2010

  • Historical Examples of roquefort

  • The cheese was Roquefort, and the ham had been covered with jelly.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • Or would you have lettuce with roquefort cheese dressing, Abram?

    The Fighting Shepherdess 

    Caroline Lockhart

  • Roquefort chomped on his cigar and looked solemn and well-informed.

    Charley de Milo

    Laurence Mark Janifer AKA Larry M. Harris

  • There is one sort of microbe at Roquefort, another at Brie, and so on.

    The Last of the Flatboats

    George Cary Eggleston

  • The dessert was as happily chosen, for it ended with Roquefort and “water crackers.”

    The Strand Magazine


  • British Dictionary definitions for roquefort Roquefort noun

    1. a blue-veined cheese with a strong flavour, made from ewes’ milk: matured in caves

    Word Origin for Roquefort C19: named after Roquefort, village in S France Word Origin and History for roquefort Roquefort

    type of cheese, 1837, from the village in the southwest of France, where it originally was made. Reference to salad dressing made from this kind of cheese is from 1943.

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