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halloumi

[huh-loo-mee] /həˈlu mi/
noun
1.
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.
Origin
Egyptian Arabic
< Egyptian Arabic < Arabic ḥalūm, probably from ḥaluma ‘to be mild’
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British Dictionary definitions for haloumi

halloumi

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

haloumi

/həˈluːmɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of halloumi
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