Definition of Port Salut in US English:

Port Salut


  • A pale, mild type of cheese.

    • ‘A Port Salut cheese has a semi-soft but elastic texture, a natural orange rind, and a 50% fat content.’
    • ‘Born in Port Salut, he became a priest of the Salesian order.’


Named after the Trappist monastery in France where it was first produced.


Port Salut