yogurt

noun
yo·​gurt | \ ˈyō-gərt How to pronounce yogurt (audio) \
variants: or less commonly yoghurt

Definition of yogurt

: 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

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Pickled mussels and scallops cured in kombu and washed in seawater are served in sheep’s yogurt and dill, overwhelmingly briny. Devra First, BostonGlobe.com, "What’s on the menu at Falmouth’s Buffalo Jump? ‘Weird food that only weirdos like’," 11 July 2018 Breakfast is yogurt topped with granola, fruit, almonds and hemp seeds or eggs and spinach. Jen Murphy, WSJ, "A Climber Still Seeking New Peaks Later in Life," 26 Jan. 2019 Let its bluster season some plain Greek yogurt, and for a touch of drama, consider a modest dollop on a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Skip the Sprinkles, Try the Crushed Red Chiles," 14 May 2018 Spread yogurt sauce over 4 plates and set zucchini steaks on top. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Vegetarian Steak? This Recipe Proves It’s Not an Oxymoron," 9 Aug. 2018 Order at the counter and your meal comes to the table, warm homemade bread first, with a bottle of spicy red pepper sauce and a mild yogurt sauce. BostonGlobe.com, "Where to eat in Greater Boston," 15 June 2018 Try the fresh-mushroom soup (3.60 euros) and falafel with yogurt sauce (2.90 euros), accompanied by herbed green olives, seeded rolls and crunchy crackers called picos. New York Times, "36 Hours in Seville," 14 June 2018 To make the harissa yogurt sauce: Combine the ingredients in a medium bowl. Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, "Recipe: Falafel Waffles With Armenian Cucumber Slaw," 18 May 2018 The only thing that throws me off a little bit is this yogurt cucumber sauce. Tracy Swartz, chicagotribune.com, "Which Chicago-area kid earned a spot in the 'MasterChef Junior' finale?," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of yogurt

1625, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yogurt

Turkish yoğurt

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yogurt

noun
yo·​gurt | \ ˈyō-gərt How to pronounce yogurt (audio) \

Kids Definition of yogurt

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

yogurt

noun
yo·​gurt
variants: also yoghurt \ ˈyō-​gərt How to pronounce yoghurt (audio) \

Medical Definition of yogurt

: 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

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