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mother of vinegar

mother of vinegar

Definition of MOTHER OF VINEGAR

:  a slimy membrane composed of yeast and bacterial cells that develops on the surface of alcoholic liquids undergoing acetous fermentation and is added to wine or cider to produce vinegar —called also mother

First Known Use of MOTHER OF VINEGAR

1601

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