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sour cream

noun
  1. cream soured by the lactic acid produced by a ferment.
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Origin of sour cream

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25
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sour cream

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