from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A yeast of the genus Saccharomyces, used as a ferment in brewing and also as a source of B-complex vitamins.
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- n. Any live yeast used in brewing or yeast obtained as a by-product of brewing, dried and killed, and used as nutritional yeast.
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- n. yeast used in fermenting beer
- n. used as a leaven in baking and brewing
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