rennet

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ren·net

noun \ˈre-nət\

Definition of RENNET

1
a :  the contents of the stomach of an unweaned animal and especially a calf
b :  the lining membrane of a stomach or one of its compartments (as the fourth of a ruminant) used for curdling milk; also :  a preparation of the stomach of animals used for this purpose
2
a :  rennin
b :  a substitute for rennin

Origin of RENNET

Middle English, from Middle English *rennen to cause to coagulate, from Old English gerennan, from ge- together + *rennan to cause to run; akin to Old High German rennen to cause to run, Old English rinnan to run — more at co-, run
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with RENNET

ren·net

noun \ˈren-ət\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RENNET

1
a : the contents of the stomach of an unweaned animal and especially a calf b : the lining membrane of a stomach or one of its compartments (as the fourth of a ruminant) used for curdling milk; also : a preparation of the stomach of animals used for this purpose
2
a : rennin b : a substitute for rennin

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