(written as Charolais)a breed of beef cattle which originated in central France, is creamy white in colour and is valued for its fast growth and lean meat
(written as Charolais)a breed of sheep originating in France and having a characteristic ‘red’ face
- masculine A very large breed of french cattle famous for its meat
- masculine A small, soft, strong-flavoured, hard, cylindrical cheese made from cows’ and/or goats’ milk which is ripened for 2 to 3 weeks. The paste has a delicate texture with a few small cracks and the greyish blue rind is thin and unblemished. Contains 58 per cent water, 24 per cent fat and 21 per cent protein.