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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The menu will feature blueberry, chocolate chip and apple spice pancakes; egg and sausage; a fresh fruit and yogurt bar and beverages. courant.com, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 16 Sep. 2019 Please, no yogurt soaked tampons, no coconut oil, no garlic cloves, etc. Essence, "Ask An OB-GYN: Do Natural Remedies Work For Yeast Infections?," 13 Sep. 2019 Think vanilla yogurt topped with raspberries or strawberries; red bell pepper strips with ranch dressing for dipping; cherry tomatoes; or even some white rice cooked with chicken broth and butter for extra flavor. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Skip the PB&J and pack a Wisconsin school lunch inspired by tailgating, Kwik Trip and the State Fair," 10 Sep. 2019 The Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association suggests serving this grade with the expected breakfast fare or rich dairy, such as ice cream or yogurt. Becky Krystal, BostonGlobe.com, "Before you pour all that maple syrup on your pancakes, here’s what you should know about it," 3 Sep. 2019 At the Bellaire Foodie Fest, the Dandelion Cafe will serve avocado toast bites with homemade avocado spread, mini yogurt parfaits with seasonal fruit and Bagel Dots. Rebecca Hazen, Houston Chronicle, "Bellaire Business Association to host Bellaire Foodie Fest in October," 2 Sep. 2019 From the pastures, the cows produce a daily flow of milk churned into butter, cultured into yogurt, and curdled into wheels of alpine cheese. Danielle Bernabe, National Geographic, "Eat, drink, and herd cattle at this Austrian festival," 15 Sep. 2019 The company says in documents filed ahead of Friday's meeting with the advisory committee that the treatment is a powder mixed once each day with certain foods like apple sauce, yogurt and pudding. Nadia Kounang And Steve Almasy, CNN, "FDA takes major step toward approving first peanut allergy treatment," 13 Sep. 2019 Customers can enjoy a mango, strawberry banana, pineapple or yogurt and soju cocktail at the restaurant and bar. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Soju is the world's most-consumed spirit. Here's the best place to try it in Phoenix," 5 Sep. 2019

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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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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


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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