wild yeast

noun

: any of various yeasts occurring naturally in the air or on surfaces especially of fruits as distinguished from those selected and artificially cultured (as for use in brewing or baking)

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“Wild yeast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20yeast. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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