from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A commercial preparation consisting of dried cells of one or more strains of the fungus Saccharomyces cerevisiae, used as a leavening in baking.
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- n. used as a leaven in baking and brewing
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