A white semisoft cheese usually made of goat's or ewe's milk and often preserved in brine.(noun)
American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "feta" in a sentence
"Feta cheese is a curd cheese that is pressed into a cake, sliced the name feta comes from the Greek word for “slices” or “pieces”, salted, and set to age in a 7 percent solution of salt and either water or whey."
"Thanks KayKat - the term feta is actually PDO, a protected term and can only be used to describe cheese in brine coming from Greece, since this is Australian cheese the extra t has been added."
"You yourself admit that the American cheese masquerading as "feta" is not as good as Greek feta cheese, and that too speaks volumes."