brewer's yeast

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brewer's yeast

noun

Definition of BREWER'S YEAST

:  a yeast used or suitable for use in brewing; specifically :  the dried pulverized cells of such a yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) used especially as a source of B-complex vitamins

First Known Use of BREWER'S YEAST

1855

brew·er's yeast

noun \ˈbrü-ərz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BREWER'S YEAST

: the dried pulverized cells of a yeast of the genus Saccharomyces (S. cerevisiae) used in brewing and especially as a source of B-complex vitamins

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