sapsago

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sapsago a hard green Swiss cheese made with skim-milk curd and flavored with clover
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sapsago A kind of Swiss cheese, of a greenish color, flavored with melilot.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sapsago A kind of hard cheese, made in Switzerland, having a greenish color, and flavored with melilot.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sapsago sap′sā-gō a greenish Swiss cheese.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. schabzieger,; schaben, to shave, to scrape + zieger, a sort of whey
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ger. schabzieger.

Usage

In literature:

The imported but still cheap green Sapsago is not to be forgotten when mixing your own cheese butter.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
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