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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.

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Also called torula yeast .

Origin of torula

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