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roquefort French; green‐blue marbled cheese made in Roquefort‐sur‐Soulzon from cow's milk; ripened in limestone caves where the mould, Penicillium roquefortii is present and the cheese thus inoculated. A 30‐g portion is a source of vitamins B12, B2, and protein, contains 9 g of fat, 200 mg of calcium, 500 mg of sodium; supplies 115 kcal (475 kJ).

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Roquefort

Roque·fort / ˈrōkfərt/ • n. trademark a soft blue cheese made from ewes' milk. It is ripened in limestone caves and has a strong flavor.

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Roquefort

Roquefort cheese made at Roquefort, village in S. W. France. XIX.

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Roquefort

Roqueforttherefore, wherefore •Roquefort • semaphore • ctenophore •pinafore

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