Definition of brewer's yeast in English:

brewer's yeast

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A yeast which is used in the brewing of top-fermenting beer and is also eaten as a source of vitamin B: [count noun]: a traditional brewer’s yeast [as modifier]: brewer’s yeast tablets
    • Saccharomyces cerevisiae, subdivision Ascomycotina
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    • This B vitamin is found in fresh green leafy vegetables and brewer's yeast.
    • We use brewer's yeast to feed fleas when we're raising them for experiments.
    • Human absorption from food is estimated at about 2-3 percent and 510 percent from brewer's yeast.

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