a salty cheese originating in Cyprus and made from sheep’s or goat’s milk: often grilled or fried because it melts very slowly.
Also, haloumi.

< Egyptian Arabic < Arabic ḥalūm, probably from ḥaluma ‘to be mild’

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halloumi or haloumi (həˈluːmɪ)
a salty white sheep's-milk cheese from Greece or Turkey, usually eaten grilled
[probably from Arabic haluma be mild]
haloumi or haloumi
[probably from Arabic haluma be mild]

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