brewer's yeast

noun
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018

Definition of brewer's yeast

: a yeast used or suitable for use in brewing; specifically : the dried pulverized cells of such a yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) used especially as a source of B-complex vitamins

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First Known Use of brewer's yeast

1824


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brewer's yeast

noun brew·er's yeast \ ˈbrü-ərz- \

medical Definition of brewer's yeast

: the dried pulverized cells of a yeast of the genus Saccharomyces (S. cerevisiae) used in brewing and especially as a source of B-complex vitamins

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