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Definition of "yogurt" []

  • A custardlike food with a tart flavor, prepared from milk curdled by bacteria, especially Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus, and often sweetened or flavored with fruit. (noun)
  • A thick custard-like food prepared from milk that has been curdled by bacteria, often sweetened and flavoured with fruit, chocolate, etc (noun)

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Use "yogurt" in a sentence
  • "If you can't find jocoque, a mixture of half sour cream and half regular plain yogurt is an acceptable substitute."
  • "The taste of a good plain yogurt is full of lactic acid, a natural byproduct of fermentation that also gives depth to the flavors of foods like Parmesan cheese and prosciutto."
  • "So, the slow churned "yogurt" is really like eating milk with corn syryp and flavoring in there."