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sour cream

noun [U]  /ˈsɑʊər ˌkrim/ us  
cream that is made sour by adding special bacteria, used in cooking
Translations of “sour cream”
in Chinese (Traditional) 酸乳脂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酸奶油…
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