fetta

n.

1956, from Modern Greek (tyri) pheta, from tyri "cheese" + pheta, from Italian fetta "a slice," from Latin offa "a morsel, piece."


Nearby words

  1. fetoscope,
  2. fetoscopic,
  3. fetoscopist,
  4. fetoscopy,
  5. fetotoxicity,
  6. fetter,
  7. fetter bone,
  8. fetterbush,
  9. fetterlock,
  10. fettle

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper