noun \ˈkərd\

: a thick substance that forms when milk becomes sour and that is used to make cheese

Full Definition of CURD

:  the thick casein-rich part of coagulated milk
:  something suggesting the curd of milk
curdy \ˈkər-dē\ adjective

Examples of CURD

  1. The curds have separated from the whey.
  2. The curd has separated from the whey.

Origin of CURD

Middle English crud; probably akin to Old English crūdan to press — more at crowd
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with CURD



Definition of CURD

First Known Use of CURD

15th century


noun \ˈkərd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CURD

: the thick casein-rich part of coagulated milk
curdy \-ē\ adjective


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