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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English renet, a variant of renelesse, renels, renlys, rendlys(rennet), from rennen(to run), from Old English rennan, from Proto-Germanic *rannijaną. Compare Middle Dutch rinsel, runsel(rennet), Old English ġerennan(to coagulate), German gerinnen(to coagulate; congeal).

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rennet ‎(countable and uncountable, plural rennets)

 
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  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.
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Etymology 2Edit

From French reinette, diminutive of reine(queen).

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rennet ‎(plural rennets)

  1. A kind of apple.
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rennet

  1. Second-person plural subjunctive I of rennen.