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sauerkraut

noun sau·er·kraut \ˈsa(-ə)r-ˌkrat\

: a German food made of a vegetable (called a cabbage) that is cut into small pieces and soaked in a salty and sour liquid

Full Definition of SAUERKRAUT

:  cabbage cut fine and fermented in a brine made of its own juice with salt

Origin of SAUERKRAUT

German, from sauer sour + Kraut greens
First Known Use: 1617
SAUERKRAUT Defined for Kids

sauerkraut

noun sau·er·kraut \ˈsa-ər-ˌkrat\

Definition of SAUERKRAUT for Kids

:  finely cut cabbage soaked in a salty mixture

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