WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
ched•dar /ˈtʃɛdɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Fooda hard smooth cheese that varies in flavor from mild to sharp.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
ched•dar  (chedər),USA pronunciation n. (often cap.)
  1. Fooda hard, smooth-textured cheese, made usually from the whole milk of cows and varying in color from white to deep yellow and in flavor from mild to sharp as it ages. Also called  cheddar cheese. 
cheddar•y, adj. 
  • named after Cheddar, village in Somersetshire, England, where it was first made 1655–65

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Cheddar /ˈtʃɛdə/ n
  1. (sometimes not capital) any of several types of smooth hard yellow or whitish cheese
  2. a village in SW England, in N Somerset: situated near Cheddar Gorge, a pass through the Mendip Hills renowned for its stalactitic caverns and rare limestone flora. Pop: 4796 (2001)

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