Definition of "sauerkraut" [sauer•kraut]

  • Chopped or shredded cabbage salted and fermented in its own juice. (noun)

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Use "sauerkraut" in a sentence
  • "Along with lemon-ginger tea, sauerkraut is one of the all-purpose home remedies I offer quite often to the walking wounded."
  • "And we called sauerkraut "liberty cabbage" and we called liberty cabbage "super slaw.""
  • "The sauerkraut is not overwhelmingly difficult, but for those of us in Michoacán, the rye flour to make sour rye bread is very hard to find."