sour cream



cream soured by the lactic acid produced by a ferment.

Origin of sour cream

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of sour cream

  • Seth cooks her tacos and makes sure to fully remove the film over the sour-cream containers, the way she likes.

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Historical Examples of sour cream

British Dictionary definitions for sour cream

sour cream


cream soured by lactic acid bacteria, used in making salads, dips, etcAlso called: soured cream
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