torula

[ tawr-yuh-luh, -uh-luh, tawr- ]
/ ˈtɔr yə lə, -ə lə, ˈtɔr- /
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noun

a highly nutritious yeast produced commercially on a sugar recovered from the manufacture of wood products or from processed fruit.

Nearby words

  1. torture,
  2. torture porn,
  3. torturer,
  4. torturous,
  5. torturously,
  6. torulopsosis,
  7. torulosis,
  8. torulus,
  9. torus,
  10. torus fracture

Origin of torula

< New Latin Torula (1796) a fungus genus, equivalent to Latin tor(us) torus + -ula -ule

Also called torula yeast.

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