[ kurd ]
/ kɜrd /
Often curds. a substance consisting mainly of casein and the like, obtained from milk by coagulation, and used as food or made into cheese.
any substance resembling this.
Also called curd cheese. Chiefly Northeastern and Southern U.S. cottage cheese.
the edible flower heads of cauliflower, broccoli, and similar plants.
verb (used with or without object)
to turn into curd; coagulate; congeal.
Related formsun·curd, verb (used with object)
Regional variation note
3. See cottage cheese.
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British Dictionary definitions for curd cheese (1 of 2)
a mild white cheese made from skimmed milk curds, smoother and fattier than cottage cheese
British Dictionary definitions for curd cheese (2 of 2)
/ (kɜːd) /
(often plural) a substance formed from the coagulation of milk by acid or rennet, used in making cheese or eaten as a food
something similar in consistency
to turn into or become curd
Derived Formscurdy, adjectivecurdiness, noun
Word Origin for curd
C15: from earlier crud, of unknown origin
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