Definitions for yogurtˈyoʊ gərt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or yo•ghurt or yo•ghourt
a tart, custardlike food made from milk curdled by the action of bacterial cultures and sometimes sweetened or flavored.
Origin of yogurt:
1615–25; < Turkish yoğurt
yogurt, yoghurt, yoghourt(noun)
a custard-like food made from curdled milk
A milk-based product thickened by a bacterium-aided curdling process, and sometimes mixed with fruit or other flavoring; any similar product based on other substances (e.g. soy yogurt).
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A slightly acid milk food produced by fermentation due to the combined action of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Streptococcus thermophilus.
Translations for yogurt
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a type of semi-liquid food made from fermented milk.
- لَبَن رائِبArabic
- кисело млякоBulgarian
- iogurtePortuguese (BR)
- das JoghurtGerman
- 酸奶， 優酪乳Chinese (Trad.)
- sữa chuaVietnamese
- 酸奶，酸乳酪Chinese (Simp.)
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