Edam (adj.)

1836, type of cheese named for Edam, village in Holland where it was originally made. The place name is literally "the dam on the River Ye," which flows into the Ijsselmeer there, and the river name is literally "river" (see ea).

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Definitions of Edam from WordNet

Edam (n.)
mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red covering;