cream soured by the lactic acid produced by a ferment.
Words nearby sour cream
Origin of sour cream
An Americanism dating back to 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for sour cream
Seth cooks her tacos and makes sure to fully remove the film over the sour-cream containers, the way she likes.
In sour-cream butter the content in bacteria will be greatly increased, especially as to lactic organisms.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
British Dictionary definitions for sour cream
cream soured by lactic acid bacteria, used in making salads, dips, etcAlso called: soured cream
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