A plate of feta cheese.
An example of feta is the cheese found in a gyro.
- a soft, crumbly, white Greek cheese, made traditionally of sheep's or goat's milk and cured in brine
- a similar cheese made of cow's milk
Origin of feta (cheese); from Modern Greek (tyri) pheta ; from tyri, cheese (; from Classical Greek tyros) + pheta ; from Italian fetta, a slice, ultimately ; from Classical Latin offa, a morsel, piece
(plural feta cheeses)