Definition of crowdie in English:

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crowdie

Pronunciation: /ˈkroudē/
(also crowdy)

noun

A soft Scottish cheese made from buttermilk or sour milk.
Example sentences
  • So are the ones for oatcakes, crowdie, medallions of venison and steamed mussels.
  • Cranachan is classically made with toasted oatmeal, cream, crowdie, heather honey and berries.
  • In the past, you could only obtain two types, crowdie and Orkney cheddar.

Origin

Early 19th century: from crud + -ie.

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