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[groo-yair, gri-; French gry-yer] /gruˈyɛər, grɪ-; French grüˈyɛr/

a firm, pale-yellow cheese, made of whole milk and having small holes, produced chiefly in France and Switzerland.
/ˈɡruːjɛə; French ɡryjɛr/
a hard flat whole-milk cheese, pale yellow in colour and with holes

1802, from Gruyère, the name of the Swiss town and surrounding district where the cheese is made. The place name is said to be ultimately from Latin grus “crane.”


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