[ tawr-yuh-luh, -uh-luh, tawr- ]

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

Origin of torula

<New Latin Torula (1796) a fungus genus, equivalent to Latin tor(us) torus + -ula-ule
  • Also called torula yeast .

Words Nearby torula Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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