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Definitions of yeast:

part of speech: noun

A ferment consisting of a culture of Saccharomyces cerevisioe or other species of S. The yeast fungus is a blastomycete some species of which are pathogenic; see blastomycosis, Saccharomyces, Torula.

Usage examples for yeast:

  • Such being the facts with regard to the nature of yeast and the changes which it effects in sugar, how are they to be accounted for? "Critiques and Addresses", Thomas Henry Huxley
  • Of molasses and warm water and yeast "Captain Horace", Sophie May
  • This yeast must be fresh for successful bread making. "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer

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