compressed yeast

noun

Definition of compressed yeast

: a cake yeast made by filtering the cells from the liquid in which they are grown, subjecting them to heavy pressure, and mixing them with starch or flour

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“Compressed yeast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compressed%20yeast. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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