or yo·ghurt

[ yoh-gert ]
/ ˈyoʊ gərt /


a tart, custardlike food made from milk curdled by the action of bacterial cultures, sometimes sweetened or flavored.

Origin of yogurt

First recorded in 1615–25; from Turkish yoğurt
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/ (ˈjəʊɡət, ˈjɒɡ-) /


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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