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Definition of "curd" [curd]

  • The part of milk that coagulates when the milk sours or is treated with enzymes. Curd is used to make cheese. (noun)
  • A coagulated liquid that resembles milk curd. (noun)
  • To form or cause to form into curd; curdle. (verb-transitive)

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 "curd" in a sentence
  • "The lime curd is an easy, lower-fat variation on a traditional lemon curd that is made with lots of fresh lime juice."
  • "That said, I understand if you mix half buttermilk with half regular, whole milk, the curd is larger (I haven't tried that yet.)"
  • "The curd is made the same way as a lemon curd or a lime curd, using the juice of the passion fruit and combining it with sugar and eggs."