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yeast

noun [U]  /jist/ us  
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 Korean 이스트…
in Arabic خَميرة…
in French levure…
in Turkish maya…
in Italian lievito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酵母, 酵母菌…
in Russian дрожжи…
in Polish drożdże…
in Spanish levadura…
in Portuguese fermento…
in German die Hefe…
in Catalan llevat…
in Japanese イースト, 酵母…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酵母, 酵母菌…
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