or yo·ghurt, yo·ghourt
- a prepared food having the consistency of custard, made from milk curdled by the action of cultures, sometimes sweetened or flavored.
Origin of yogurt
Examples from the Web for yoghourt
Historical Examples of yoghourt
In ten hours the yoghourt is made, and it is preserved in a cold place.
It is found in the yahourt (yoghourt), which originates in Bulgaria.
This consisted mainly of an excellent tomato stew, chapatties, yoghourt and fruit.A Kut Prisoner
H. C. W. Bishop
This ferment is a portion of the yoghourt of good flavour and is called "Maya" or "Zakvaska."
A local observer states that in Bulgaria yoghourt is made in nearly every household, especially in the spring and summer.
- a thick custard-like food prepared from milk that has been curdled by bacteria, often sweetened and flavoured with fruit, chocolate, etc
Word Origin for yogurt
Word Origin and History for yoghourt
1620s, a mispronunciation of Turkish yogurt, in which the -g- is a "soft" sound, in many dialects closer to an English "w." The root yog means roughly "to condense" and is related to yogun "intense," yogush "liquify" (of water vapor), yogur "knead."