feta

(redirected from Feta (cheese))

fet·a

 (fĕt′ə, fā′tə)
n.
A white semisoft cheese usually made of goat's or sheep's milk and often preserved in brine.

[Modern Greek (turi) pheta, (cheese) slice, from Italian fetta, slice, from *offetta, diminutive of *offa, from Latin offa, morsel of food.]

feta

(ˈfɛtə)
n
(Cookery) a white sheep or goat cheese popular in Greece
[Modern Greek, from the phrase turi pheta, from turi cheese + pheta, from Italian fetta a slice]

fet•a

(ˈfɛt ə)

n.
a soft, crumbly, white brine-cured Greek cheese usu. made from sheep's or goat's milk.
[1935–40; < Modern Greek, short for tyrì phéta=tyrí cheese (Greek tyrós) + phéta slice < Italian fetta]
Translations
feta

feta

[ˈfetə] N (also feta cheese) → feta m

feta

[ˈfɛtə] nfeta f

feta (cheese)

nFeta(käse) m