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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.]
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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]
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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]
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feta

feta

[ˈfetə] N (also feta cheese) → feta m
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feta

[ˈfɛtə] nfeta f
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feta (cheese)

nFeta(käse) m
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Agli 'apocalittici', da identificare con critici tradizionali come Cassola, spetta il rifiuto di queste novita, interpretate come semplice assecondamento di dinamiche commerciali del tutto estranee alia letteratura vera e propria, mentre la parte degli 'integrad', piuttosto che a intellettuali certo lontani dai facili entusiasmi per il contemporaneo, va assegnata alia vasta fetta di pubblico che acquista il libro del momento solo a seguito degli scandali, della pubblicita e del gran parlare che se ne e fatto, al di la di qualsiasi interesse artistico.
The lamb sure was tender and spinach smooth with the fetta making a welcome comeback after starter.
Quella costruzione sembrava l'unica superstite di un implacabile mutamento urbano, che nel corso degli anni aveva scarnificato tutto cio che la circondava, lasciandola in piedi--si sarebbe detto--come l'ultima fetta di torta su un piatto, e di questa aveva le sembianze e si ergeva proprio cosi, sottile e come un cuneo divideva una strada in due viuzze che le si stringevano ai lati.
The new restaurants join Mark McEwan's Fetta Panini Bar and Toronto brewer Brock Shepherd's Apropos, which both opened earlier this year in Terminal 1.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Rose (Fetta) and Pasco St.
The Greek Salad consists of iceberg lettuce, green pepper, black olives, and cherry tomato, oregano, fetta cheese and is served with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and lemon mustard dressing.
This refers to a sequential application of the same suffix (-ino and more rarely -one) in regular rootbased diminutive formation, as in fetta 'slice' [right arrow] fett-ina [right arrow] fett-in-ina orpiatto 'plate' [right arrow] piatt-ino [right arrow] piatt-in-ino.
Avoid cow's milk (include fetta, goat/sheep's milk), gluten free bread, snack on nut mix, hommous and vegetable sticks.