sauerkraut

[ souuh r-krout, sou-er- ]
/ ˈsaʊərˌkraʊt, ˈsaʊ ər- /

noun

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

Origin of sauerkraut

1610–20; < German, equivalent to sauer sour + 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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