rennet

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English renet, a variant of renelesse, renels, renlys, rendlys (rennet), from rennen (to run), from Old English rennan, from Proto-Germanic *rannijaną. Compare Middle Dutch rinsel, runsel (rennet), Middle English irennen (to curdle; to run), Old English ġerennan (to coagulate), German gerinnen (to coagulate; congeal).

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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]

Anglicized form of reinette.

Noun[edit]

rennet (plural rennets)

  1. Alternative form of reinette.
    Synonym: renneting
    • 2014, Jeannie Marshall, The Lost Art of Feeding Kids: What Italy Taught Me about Why Children Need Real Food, Beacon Press (→ISBN), page ?:
      The choice of treats is between a sweet mandarin orange and maybe a lumpy rennet apple. Nothing is packaged; there is only food here in this market, most of it requiring washing and chopping and cooking.

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German[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʁɛ.nət/
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rennet

  1. second-person plural subjunctive I of rennen

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Noun[edit]

rennet n

  1. definite singular of renn