brewer's yeast meaning

Noun: brewer's yeast
  1. Yeast used in fermenting beer 
  2. Used as a leaven in baking and brewing
    - baker's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Derived forms: brewer's yeasts

Type of: barm, yeast

Part of: genus Saccharomyces, Saccharomyces

Encyclopedia: Brewer's yeast

A species of the genus SACCHAROMYCES,family Saccharomycetaceae,order Saccharomycetales,known as baker's or brewer's yeast. The dried form is used as a dietary supplement. n : the dried pulverized cells of a yeast of the genus Saccharomyces (S. cerevisiae) used in brewing and esp. as a source of B-complex vitamins

Related Words

  1. brewer meaning
  2. brewer's droop meaning
  3. brewer's mole meaning
  4. brewer's mountain heather meaning
  5. brewer's spruce meaning
  6. brewers droop meaning
  7. brewers' yeast meaning
  8. brewery meaning
  9. brewing meaning
  10. brewis meaning
PC Version