A plate of feta cheese.
Feta cheese is defined as a soft, white, Greek 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)