from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white semisoft cheese usually made of goat's or ewe's milk and often preserved in brine.
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- n. A variety of curd cheese made from sheep’s or goat’s milk and originating from Greece.
Modern Greek (turi) pheta, (cheese) slice, from Italian fetta, slice, from *offetta, diminutive of *offa, from Latin offa, morsel of food.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)