A Swiss dish consisting of cheese melted and served on boiled potatoes or bread.(noun)
A firm cheese used in making this dish.(noun)
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Use "raclette" in a sentence
"As the cheese melts you scrape it off the word "raclette" comes from the French word "racler," which means "to scrape" and put it on the potatoes."
"According to wikipedia, "Drinking water along with your raclette is said to interfere with the digestion of the cheese, in rare occasions causing death by cheese balls forming in the stomach""
"A few weeks ago, at Sur la Table, I taught a class in raclette."