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  1. raclettenoun

    A dish, of Swiss origin, similar to a fondue, consisting of melted cheese traditionally served on boiled potatoes and accompanied with pickles.

  2. raclettenoun

    A firm cheese suitable for use in this dish.

  3. Etymology: From raclette, the diminutive form of racler


  1. Raclette

    Raclette (, French: [ʁaklɛt]) is a Swiss dish, also popular in the other Alpine countries, based on heating cheese and scraping off the melted part, then typically served with boiled potatoes. Raclette cheese is historically a dish originating from the canton of Valais in Switzerland. This cheese from Valais benefits from an AOP. Raclette cheese is also a Swiss-type cheese marketed specifically to be used for this dish.


  1. Raclette

    Raclette is both a type of cheese and a Swiss dish based on heating the cheese and scraping off the melted part.

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  1. raclette

    A type of appliance created and designed in various colors, materials, sizes and styles.

    Raclette comes in many forms some with a stone grill on top and element grill underneath and some with just an element grill underneath.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 9, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raclette in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raclette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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