yogurt

or yo·ghurt, yo·ghourt

[ yoh-gert ]
/ ˈyoʊ gərt /

noun

a prepared food having the consistency of custard, made from milk curdled by the action of cultures, sometimes sweetened or flavored.

QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
decorum

Origin of yogurt

First recorded in 1615–25, yogurt is from the Turkish word yoğurt

Words nearby yogurt

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for yogurt

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012