Definitions for sauerkrautˈsaʊərˌkraʊt, ˈsaʊ ər-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sau•er•krautˈsaʊərˌkraʊt, ˈsaʊ ər-(n.)

  1. cabbage cut fine, salted, and allowed to ferment until sour.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of sauerkraut:

1610–20; < G, =sauersour+Kraut greens, (dial.) cabbage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sauerkraut(noun)

    shredded cabbage fermented in brine

Wiktionary

  1. sauerkraut(Noun)

    A dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage.

  2. sauerkraut(Noun)

    A German person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sauerkraut(noun)

    cabbage cut fine and allowed to ferment in a brine made of its own juice with salt, -- a German dish

Freebase

  1. Sauerkraut

    Sauerkraut, directly translated: "sour cabbage", is finely cut cabbage that has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria, including Leuconostoc, Lactobacillus, and Pediococcus. It has a long shelf-life and a distinctive sour flavor, both of which result from the lactic acid that forms when the bacteria ferment the sugars in the cabbage. Coleslaw, an unfermented dish made from fresh cabbage, may also be made with an acidic taste, but is otherwise quite different.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sauerkraut

    a favourite article of food in Germany and elsewhere in North Europe; formed of thinly sliced young cabbage laid in layers, with salt and spice-seeds, pressed in casks and allowed to ferment.

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