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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ren·net /ˈrɛnət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ren·net /ˈrɛnət/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ren·net n.  Bot. A name of many different kinds of apples.  Cf. Reinette.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ren·net, n.
 1. The inner, or mucous, membrane of the fourth stomach of the calf, or other young ruminant.
 2. an infusion or preparation of the calf stomach lining, used for coagulating milk.  The active principle in this coagulating action is the enzyme rennin. [Written also runnet.]
 Cheese rennet. Bot. See under Cheese.
 Rennet ferment Physiol. Chem., the enzyme rennin, present in rennet and in variable quantity in the gastric juice of most animals, which has the power of curdling milk. The enzyme presumably acts by changing the casein of milk from a soluble to an insoluble form.
 Rennet stomach Anat., the fourth stomach, or abomasum, of ruminants.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a substance that curdles milk in making cheese and junket