ultra-pasteurized

adjective

ul·​tra-pas·​teur·​ized ˌəl-trə-ˈpas-chə-ˌrīzd How to pronounce ultra-pasteurized (audio)
-ˈpas-tyə-,
-tə-
: subjected to pasteurization at higher than normal temperatures especially to extend shelf life
ultra-pasteurized cream

Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultra-pasteurized was in 1953

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“Ultra-pasteurized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultra-pasteurized. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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