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τυρός). Cheese, made by the Greeks and Romans of the milk of cows, sheep, and goats, and eaten either like cream cheese fresh, or dried and hardened. It was pressed into ornamental forms by moulds of boxwood. See Varro, R. R. ii. 11; Colum. vii. 8, 7; and especially Pliny , Pliny H. N. xi. 97.

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