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), 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]

From French reinette, diminutive of reine (queen).

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rennet (plural rennets)

  1. A kind of sweet apple.
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rennet

  1. Second-person plural subjunctive I of rennen.