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yogurt

or yo·ghurt

[ yoh-gert ]
/ ˈyoʊ gərt /
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noun
a tart, custardlike food made from milk curdled by the action of bacterial cultures, sometimes sweetened or flavored.
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Origin of yogurt

First recorded in 1615–25; from Turkish yoğurt
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British Dictionary definitions for yogurt

yogurt

yoghurt

/ (ˈjəʊɡət, ˈjɒɡ-) /

noun
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

C19: from Turkish yoğurt
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