Definition of curd in English:

curd

Syllabification: curd
Pronunciation: /kərd
 
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noun

  • 1 (also curds) A soft, white substance formed when milk sours, used as the basis for cheese.
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    • In India, this offering traditionally contained three sweet substances: molasses, honey and sugar and three white substances: curd, butter and milk.
    • Products labelled as containing lactose, cream, butter, cheese and cheese flavour, curd, milk, milk solids, milk powder and whey, as well as margarine containing milk solids, should be avoided.
    • Try eating nonfat mozzarella or cottage cheese, as each curd is rich in a long-acting protein called casein, giving you a steady trickle of amino acids that lasts into the night.
  • 1.1A fatty substance found between the flakes of poached salmon.
  • 2The edible head of a cauliflower or similar plant.
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    • Control broccoli curds were treated in the same way with 1% ethanol and 0.1% Tween 20.

Derivatives

curdy

adjective
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  • It presents with excessive itching, redness and a thick curdy white discharge.
  • Yeast infections are accompanied by a curdy white discharge, and the area may be red and irritated.
  • On examination, she had vulvar erythema and a curdy vaginal discharge.

Origin

late Middle English: of unknown origin.

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