- Feta cheese is defined as a soft, white, Greek cheese.
An example of feta is the cheese found in a gyro.
A plate of feta cheese.
feta (cheese) definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from Modern Greek (tyri) pheta ; from tyri, cheese (; from Classical Greek tyros) plush pheta ; from Italian fetta, a slice, ultimately ; from Classical Latin offa, a morsel, piece