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English definition of “sauerkraut”


noun [U]    /ˈsɑʊər·krɑʊt/
cabbage (= large , leafy vegetable ) that has been cut into small pieces and preserved in its own salted juice : Do you want sauerkraut on your frankfurter ?
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