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halloumi

or haloumi

[huh-loo-mee] /h蓹藞lu mi/
noun
1.
a salty cheese originating in Cyprus and made from sheep鈥檚 or goat鈥檚 milk: often grilled or fried because it melts very slowly.
Origin of halloumi
Egyptian Arabic
< Egyptian Arabic < Arabic 岣l奴m, probably from 岣luma 鈥榯o be mild鈥
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British Dictionary definitions for haloumi

haloumi

/h蓹藞lu藧m瑟/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of halloumi

halloumi

/h蓹藞lu藧m瑟/
noun
1.
a salty white sheep's-milk cheese from Greece or Turkey, usually eaten grilled
Word Origin
probably from Arabic haluma be mild
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