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Definition of the noun yogurt

What does yogurt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: yogurts

  1. a custard-like food made from curdled milk
    • examples: I'm dying for frozen yogurt. | This yogurt tastes strange. | Advantaging myself over the competition is the only way I can ensure my evaporated yogurt water stand will be here tomorrow. | Eating yogurt with a fork is somewhat difficult. | Cheese, butter, cream, yogurt and kefir are dairy products. | I like the yogurt without preservatives. | Add plain yogurt and soy milk. | Yogurt is made from milk and cream. | The yogurt is delicious. | I'm eating a yogurt.
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • alternative spelling: yoghurt
    • synonym of yogurt: yoghourt
    • more generic terms: food / solid food = any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; dairy product = milk and butter and cheese
    • more specific terms:


Yogurt, yoghurt, or yoghourt is a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as "yogurt cultures". Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces lactic acid, which acts on milk protein to give yogurt its texture and its characteristic tang.


"Yogurt" is a musical album of Coppé & Bit-Phalanx.

  • released on (4 years ago)


Yogurt is a musical group.

  • albums: "Absint", "Elektrika"


Yogurt is a fictional character from the 2012 film Cha Cha for Twins.

Phrases with Yogurt

  1. Ab-Yogurt
  2. frozen yogurt
  3. blueberry yogurt

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Yogurt

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Google previewFood Processing (2008)

Principles and Applications by J. Scott Smith, Y. H. Hui

Yogurt is an excellent dietary source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc in human nutrition. Research...

Since yogurt is a lower pH product than milk, most of the calcium and magnesium occurs in ionic form.

Plain Yogurt Plain yogurt is the basic style and forms an integral component of the fruit-flavored yogurt.

Google previewYogurt in Health and Disease Prevention (2017)

by Nagendra P. Shah

As such, yogurt is a protein and micronutrient-dense food suitable for people living with HIV. The natural...

Yogurt is the result of milk fermentation by Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus. Even though ...

Google previewThe Sneaky Chef: How to Cheat on Your Man (In the Kitchen!) (2008)

Hiding Healthy Foods in Hearty Meals Any Guy Will Love by Missy Chase Lapine

Yogurt is a fermented dairy product that can boost immunity (especially against pneumonia), lower bad...

Yogurt is an easy-to-digest alternative to low- fat milk, as the live bacteria help break down lactose for lactose-intolerant people.

Google previewHandbook of Food Science, Technology, and Engineering - 4 Volume Set (2005)

by Y. H. Hui, Frank Sherkat

The fat in the product is adjusted to qualify for lowfat or fat-free yogurt. A. YOGURT DESCRIPTION Yogurt is the food produced by culturing one or more of the optional dairy ingredients with a characterizing ...

Google previewFree Radicals (2009)

The Silent Killers of the Human Race by Leonard G. Messier

Yogurt is a great way to get protein, which is made up of the complete 9-essential amino acid. An excellent source of riboflavin, potassium and vitamin B12. Choose the non-fat or low fat. Yogurt is a great snack- delicious by itself or with little ...

Google previewTharp & Young on Ice Cream (2012)

An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology by Bruce W. Tharp, L. Steven Young

Greek frozen yogurt Greek frozen yogurt is a modification of conventional FROZEN YOGURT in which the...

Google previewSoframiz (2016)

Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Cafe by Ana Sortun, Maura Kilpatrick

GREEK Yogurt And LABNE Yogurt is an essential part of cooking anything and everything Middle Eastern. It adds acidity, sourmess, fat, and creamy texture to a dish. Yogurt is the heavy cream of the Middle East, but with more dimension and ...

Google previewThe Arabian Nights Cookbook (2010)

From Lamb Kebabs to Baba Ghanouj, Delicious Homestyle Arabian Cooking by Hebeeb Salloum

Yogurt (robe or laban) Known commonly in the Greater Syria Region as laban, yogurt is the universal sauce of the eastern Arab World. Discovered...

Besides its nutritious value, yogurt is a marvelously versatile and adaptable food. It adds ...

Google previewThe Healing Remedies Sourcebook (2012)

Over 1,000 Natural Remedies to Prevent and Cure Common Ailments by C. Norman Shealy

Yogurt is a fermented, slightly acidic food product made from milk. Its origins are unknown (although...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2014)

by Carl A. Batt

Among all the fermented milk products, yogurt is the best known in the world. Yogurt is a fermented product made from milk using Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus as starter cultures. It can be ...

Google previewBulgaria (Other Places Travel Guide) (2012)

by Leslie Strnadel, Patrick Erdley

Yogurt is an important part of the Bulgarian diet. Known as kiselo mlyako (or sour milk), yogurt is a popular snack and ...

Google previewIntroduction to Clinical Nutrition, Third Edition (2011)

by Vishwanath Sardesai

Yogurt is an excellent alternative to milk as a calcium source for milk-intolerant individuals. Yogurt and extracts thereof have been shown to...

Google previewPregnancy Do's and Don'ts (2008)

The Smart Woman's A-Z Pocket Companion for a Safe and Sound Pregnancy by Dr. Elisabeth Aron

Yogurt is a food made from ...

Google previewFood Flavors and Chemistry (2001)

Advances of the New Millennium by Arthur M. Spanier

INTRODUCTION Yogurt is a popular cultured dairy product widely consumed as a healthy food and for its sensory properties. Typically, yogurt is produced from cow's milk by lactose fermentation using a symbiotic culture of the bacteria ...

Google previewUnderstanding Food: Principles and Preparation (2014)

by Amy Brown

Yogurt is a fermented product created when bacteria are added to milk to ferment the milk's lactose to lactic acid—a process that has been in use since prehistory ( 50). These bacteria influence the acidity, texture, and shelf life of the dairy ...

Google previewThe Marshall Plan: Being Good to Be Bad (2013)

It's not a diet. It's a lifestyle by Cindi Marshall Oakey

Many people eat low-fat yogurt as a healthy choice, but if you check the sugar content, you may find it's doing more harm than good. Greek yogurt is a better option, but not every day.

Google previewCooking Free (2005)

220 Flavorful Recipes for People with Food Allergies and Multiple Food Sensitivi by Carol Fenster Ph.D.

Goat'smilk yogurt is not a good solution for either the milkallergic or lactoseintolerant person, according to the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network ( FAAN) ( Soy yogurt is a good substitute for cow'smilk yogurt , ...

Google previewFull Belly (2014)

Good Eats for a Healthy Pregnancy by Tara Mataraza Desmond, Shirley Fan

Yogurt is a staple convenience food for pregnant women because it offers nutrientrich quick calories, it's portable, and it's completely customizable. Though there are a gazillion varieties on dairy section shelves, opting for good old plain yogurt ...

Google previewThe New Wellness Encyclopedia (1995)

by University of California, Berkeley

Line a medium-sized strainer with dampened cheesedoth—or use a yogurt cheese funnel—and place it over a bowl. 2. Place plain nonfat yogurt in the strainer or funnel and let it drain uncovered in the refrigerator ovemight. 3. What remains in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2010)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Once eaten only by certain populations, yogurt is now an established fermented dairy product. Yogurt is made by adding bacterial cultures to milk. These cultures carry on the conversion of the milk's lactose sugar into lactic acid. This clever ...

Google previewFast Food and Junk Food: An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat by Andrew F. Smith

Yogurt is a sour fermented product made from milk, commonly used in the Middle East and India; today, it is commonly sold in the United States as a semi-solid, often-flavored food. The lactic-acid bacilli was isolated at the Pasteur Institute by a ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

“Colombo” yogurt won a following in the Bostonarea Armenian community and eventually reached a larger clientele throughout the Northeast. The turmoil of World War II brought more professedly scientific yogurt-makers to the United States.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Women's Health (2009)

by Christine Ammer

A remedy found effective by some women is eating yogurt, which suppresses the growth of fungi in the intestinal tract. It also sometimes is effective when applied locally, spooned into the vagina or inserted with an applicator of the kind used for ...

Google previewRational Dictionary of Food Science (2017)

by giosue della porta

Yogurt It is a product obtained by fermentation of milk by two bacteria, the Streptococcus thermophilus and the Lactobacillus bulgaricus. The milk, whole or with reduced fat, is homogenized, heated for 510 minutes at 9095 °C and subsequently ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

The word yogurt or yoghurt, derived from the Turkish yogun (dense/thick), was first recordedin eleventhcentury Turkish texts, but is believed to date to the eighth century. Meanwhile, yogurt was known as laban in standard Arabic, zabadi in ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

yogurt Milk ( from a variety of animals but usually cows) coagulated and fermented with two ...

Google previewAmerica Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the United States [3 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the United States by Kim Kennedy White

Swiss whole milk parmesan soft cheeses: chocolate ricotta strawberry cottage cheese processed cheeses: American Yogurt* all yogurt: fat- free ...

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The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - they have preservatives. (Calvin Trillin)
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Scrabble value of Y4O1G2U1R1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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