feta cheese

feta cheese
fet|a cheese [ˌfetə ˈtʃi:z] n also feta [U]
[Date: 1900-2000; : Modern Greek; Origin: Italian fetta 'piece cut off']
a white cheese from Greece made from ↑sheep's milk or ↑goat's milk

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