yogurt

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noun yo·gurt \ˈyō-gərt\

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

less commonly

yoghurt

Origin and Etymology of yogurt

Turkish yoğurt


First Known Use: 1625



YOGURT Defined for Kids

yogurt

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noun yo·gurt \ˈyō-gərt\

Definition of yogurt for Students

  1. :  a thick soft food that is made of milk soured by the addition of bacteria and that is often flavored and sweetened


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

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yoghurt

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