paneer

noun
pa·​neer
variants: or less commonly panir \ päˈnir \
plural -s

Definition of paneer

: a soft uncured Indian cheese

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First Known Use of paneer

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paneer

Hindi & Urdu panīr, from Persian

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“Paneer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paneer. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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