the lining membrane of the fourth stomach of a calf or of the stomach of certain other young animals.
the rennin-containing substance from the stomach of the calf.
a preparation or extract of the rennet membrane, used to curdle milk, as in making cheese, junket, etc.

the membrane lining the fourth stomach (abomasum) of a young calf
the stomach of certain other young animals

a substance, containing the enzyme rennin, prepared esp from the stomachs of calves and used for curdling milk in making cheese and junket


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