rennet

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From the same root as Old English ġerennan (to coagulate) (compare German gerinnen), from Proto-Germanic *rannijaną.

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rennet (countable and uncountable, plural rennets)

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  1. An enzyme used as the first step in making cheese, to curdle the milk and coagulate the casein in it, derived by soaking the fourth stomach of a milk-fed calf in brine.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French reinette, diminutive of reine (queen).

Noun[edit]

rennet (plural rennets)

  1. A kind of apple.
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rennet

  1. Second-person plural subjunctive I of rennen.