Roquefort [rohk-fert] ExamplesWord Origin Trademark.
- 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.
July 17, 2010
Historical Examples of roquefort
The cheese was Roquefort, and the ham had been covered with jelly.
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Or would you have lettuce with roquefort cheese dressing, Abram?
Roquefort chomped on his cigar and looked solemn and well-informed.
Laurence Mark Janifer AKA Larry M. Harris
There is one sort of microbe at Roquefort, another at Brie, and so on.
George Cary Eggleston
The dessert was as happily chosen, for it ended with Roquefort and “water crackers.”
British Dictionary definitions for roquefort Roquefort noun
- 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.