definitions
  • synonyms

sauerkraut

[ souuh r-krout, sou-er- ]
/ ˈsaʊərˌkraʊt, ˈsaʊ ər- /
SEE MORE SYNONYMS FOR sauerkraut ON THESAURUS.COM

noun

cabbage cut fine, salted, and allowed to ferment until sour.

RELATED CONTENT

Cracking The Christmas Carol CodeRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
READ MORE

RELATED WORDS

kale, savoy, coleslaw, broccoli, colewort

Nearby words

saud, ibn, saudade, saudi, saudi arabia, sauerbraten, sauerkraut, sauger, saugh, saugus, sauk, sauk centre

Origin of sauerkraut

1610–20; < German, equivalent to sauer sour + Kraut greens
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for sauerkraut

sauerkraut

/ (ˈsaʊəˌkraʊt) /

noun

finely shredded and pickled cabbage

Word Origin for sauerkraut

German, from sauer sour + Kraut cabbage
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for sauerkraut

sauerkraut


n.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper