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yeast

noun [U]  us   /jist/
a type of fungus (= simple organism) that is used in making alcoholic drinks such as beer and wine, and in making bread rise (= swell) and become soft
Translations of “yeast”
in Arabic خَميرة…
in Korean 이스트…
in Malaysian ragi…
in French levure…
in Turkish maya…
in Italian lievito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酵母, 酵母菌…
in Russian дрожжи…
in Polish drożdże…
in Vietnamese men…
in Spanish levadura…
in Portuguese fermento…
in Thai ยีสต์, ส่าเหล้า, เชื้อเหล้า…
in German die Hefe…
in Catalan llevat…
in Japanese イースト, 酵母…
in Indonesian ragi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酵母, 酵母菌…
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