Definition of Chaumes in English:

Chaumes

noun

mass noun
  • A type of French cheese with an orange rind and a creamy flavour.

    • ‘He also produced a slab of cheese - Chaumes, very ripe - and a packet of water biscuits.’
    • ‘The meal was cheap too and the wine and cheese (a great choice of Brie, Camembert, goat's cheese and Chaumes) were excellent.’
    • ‘Apparently, Chaumes cheese is a popular table cheese, but I am not a fan.’

Origin

French, possibly from chaume ‘wheat stubble’, in reference to the colours of the cheese and its rind.

Pronunciation

Chaumes

/ʃəʊm/