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sour cream

noun

Simple Definition of sour cream

  • : a thick cream that has a sour flavor

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sour cream

  1. :  a soured cream product produced by the action of lactobacilli

Examples of sour cream in a sentence

  1. He put sour cream on his baked potato.



1776

First Known Use of sour cream

1776


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