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sauerkraut

[ souuhr-krout, sou-er- ]
/ ˈsaʊərˌkraʊt, ˈsaʊ ər- /
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Definition of sauerkraut

noun
cabbage cut fine, salted, and allowed to ferment until sour.
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Origin of sauerkraut

1610–20; <German, equivalent to sauersour + Kraut greens

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British Dictionary definitions for sauerkraut

sauerkraut
/ (ˈsaʊəˌkraʊt) /

noun
finely shredded and pickled cabbage

Word Origin for sauerkraut

German, from sauer sour + Kraut cabbage
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