Definition of yogurt in English:


Line breaks: yog¦urt
Pronunciation: /ˈjɒgət
, ˈjəʊ-/
(also yoghurt or yoghourt)


[mass noun]
  • A semi-solid sourish food prepared from milk fermented by added bacteria: low-fat yogurt [count noun]: frozen yogurts
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    • 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.

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