[ souuh r-krout, sou-er- ]
/ ˈsaʊərˌkraʊt, ˈsaʊ ər- /
cabbage cut fine, salted, and allowed to ferment until sour.
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Origin of sauerkraut
1610–20; < German, equivalent to sauer sour + Kraut greens
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British Dictionary definitions for sauerkraut
/ (ˈsaʊəˌkraʊt) /
finely shredded and pickled cabbage
Word Origin for sauerkraut
German, from sauer sour + Kraut cabbage
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