Feta meaning

fĕtə, fātə
A white semisoft cheese usually made of goat's or sheep's milk and often preserved in brine.
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A variety of curd cheese made from sheep's or goat's milk and originating from Greece.
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Origin of feta

  • Modern Greek (turi) pheta (cheese) slice from Italian fetta slice from offetta diminutive of *offa from Latin offa morsel of food

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition