halloumi(redirected from Halumi)
A chewy, white, brined Cypriot cheese, traditionally made from sheep's and goat's milk, that is often served grilled or fried.
[Modern Greek khalloúmi, from Cypriot Maronite Arabic xallúm, from Arabic ḥalūm, mild white cheese, from ḥaluma, to be gentle, mild.]
(Cookery) a salty white sheep's-milk cheese from Greece or Turkey, usually eaten grilled
[probably from Arabic haluma be mild]