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yogurt Syllabification: yo·gurt
Pronunciation: /ˈyōɡərt/
(also yoghurt or yoghourt)

Definition of yogurt in English:


A semisolid sourish food prepared from milk fermented by added bacteria, often sweetened and flavored.
Example sentences
  • Chilled soup of Jaffa orange and natural yoghurt and oregano ice cream is served in the summer.
  • Cram the lumps of chicken into hot pitta bread with the spiced yoghurt and some shredded crisp lettuce.
  • Whizz the avocado, yoghurt, milk, lemon juice and vinegar in a blender until smooth.


Early 17th century: from Turkish yoǧurt.

Words that rhyme with yogurt

ingot • profligate • aggregate
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