Definition of Raclette

1. Noun. A dish, of Swiss origin, similar to a fondue, consisting of melted cheese traditionally served on boiled potatoes and accompanied with pickles. ¹



2. Noun. A firm cheese suitable for use in this dish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Raclette

1. a cheese dish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raclette

racking
racking bend
racking bends
racking off
rackingly
rackings
rackle
rackless
rackmount
rackmounts
racks
racks off
rackwork
rackworks
raclette (current term)
raclettes
racloirs
raclopride
racon
racons
raconteur
raconteured
raconteurial
raconteuring
raconteurs
racoon
racoonda
racoons

Literary usage of Raclette

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1. Montreal by Ulysses Travel Guides Staff (2004)
"Menu choices like raclette (of course), salmon with Meaux mustard and cherry clafoutis are some of the other draws. Those with a hearty appetite can opt for ..."

2. Adventure Guide to Switzerland by Kimberley Rinker (2003)
"raclette Stube is a cozy and charming little restaurant, perfect for sampling fondue and raclette. Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner, ..."

3. Transactions of the Seventh International Congress of Hygiene and Demography by Charles Edward Shelly (1892)
"... on adapte à l'extrémité de ceux-ci une raclette métallique, munie à son extrémité inférieure d'un balai de tiges d'acier ; cette raclette étant »baissée ..."

4. 4--Edzo Bindels, Ruurd Gietema, Henk Hartzema, Arjan Klok by Stichting Rotterdam-Maaskant (2000)
"... Mont Blanc 4810 metres high, skiing, avalanches, chalets, the Alpe d'Huez climb in the Tour de France, raclette and Geneva De Alpen, Mont Blanc 4.810 ..."

5. Quebec by Francois Remillard (2003)
"Menu choices like raclette (of course), salmon with Meaux mustard and cherry ... La raclette $$-$$$ hring yourown wine 1059 Rue Gilford •0524-8118 La ..."

6. Scale Insects on Deciduous and Ornamental Trees: A Report to the State Board by Alexandre Peragallo, S. F. Chapin (1882)
"Je ne vois pas pourquoi on ne profiterait pas de l'opération de l'élagage pour passer rapidement un coup de raclette sur les parties du tronc et des grosses ..."

7. City Government in the United States: With a Chapter on the Greater New York by Alfred Ronald Conkling (1899)
"The French call it a raclette, the Germans a schieber. In Paris the manure in the principal streets is ..."

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