• IPA: /ˈɹɛnɪt/


  1. An enzyme used as the first step in making cheese, to curdle the milk and coagulate the casein in it, derived by soaking the fourth stomach of a milk-fed calf in brine.
Translations Noun

rennet (plural rennets)

  1. Alternative form of reinette.
    Synonyms: renneting
    • 2014, Jeannie Marshall, The Lost Art of Feeding Kids: What Italy Taught Me about Why Children Need Real Food, Beacon Press (ISBN 9780807033005), page ? ↗:
      The choice of treats is between a sweet mandarin orange and maybe a lumpy rennet apple. Nothing is packaged; there is only food here in this market, most of it requiring washing and chopping and cooking.

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