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paneer

or pa·nir

[puh-neer]
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noun
  1. a fresh, soft cheese originating in India and made by curdling milk with an acid such as lemon juice.

Origin of paneer

From the Hindi word panīr ‘cheese’
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British Dictionary definitions for paneer

paneer

noun
  1. a soft white cheese, used in Indian cookery

Word Origin

C20: from Hindi panīr cheese
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