labneh

[ lab-ney, leb‐ ]
/ ˈlæb neɪ, ˈlɛb‐ /

noun

a Middle Eastern strained yogurt that is very thick and spreadable.

Origin of labneh

First recorded in 1950–55; from Arabic labna “brick, yogurt”
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