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Definition of "buttermilk" []

  • The sour liquid that remains after the butterfat has been removed from whole milk or cream by churning. (noun)
  • A cultured sour milk made by adding certain microorganisms to sweet milk. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "buttermilk" in a sentence
  • "The thing about the buttermilk is that it really tenderises the chicken."
  • "He said that the chicken is soaked overnight in buttermilk, then floured and fried."
  • "Yes | No | Report from joey. henry wrote 6 weeks 3 days ago cut into steaks. dip in buttermilk, roll in flour, fryon med heat!"