Definition: Yogurt

From New World Encyclopedia


Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish ⁧یوغورت⁩ or yoğurt.


yogurt (countable and uncountable, plural yogurts)

  1. A milk-based product stiffened by a bacterium-aided curdling process, and sometimes mixed with fruit or other flavoring.
  2. (especially in compounds) Any similar product based on other substances (e.g. soy yogurt).

Derived terms

  • frozen yogurt
  • Greek yogurt
  • Icelandic yogurt
  • soy yogurt
  • yogurt maker


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