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torula

[tawr-yuh-luh, -uh-luh, tawr-]
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  1. a highly nutritious yeast produced commercially on a sugar recovered from the manufacture of wood products or from processed fruit.
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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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