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yogurt

noun yo·gurt \ˈyō-gərt\

Simple Definition of yogurt

  • : a food that is made when bacteria is added to milk and that is often flavored and chilled

Full Definition of yogurt

  1. :  a fermented slightly acid often flavored semisolid food made of milk and milk solids to which cultures of two bacteria (Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus) have been added

Variants of yogurt

also yo·ghurt play \ˈyō-gərt\

Origin of yogurt

Turkish yoğurt


First Known Use: 1625


Medical Dictionary

yogurt

noun yo·gurt

Medical Definition of yogurt

  1. :  a fermented slightly acid often flavored semisolid food made of milk and milk solids to which cultures of bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus (L. bulgarius) and Streptococcus (S. thermophilus) have been added



Variants of yogurt

also yo·ghurt \ˈyō-gərt\play



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