baker's yeast


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baker's yeast

n.
A commercial preparation consisting of dried cells of one or more strains of the fungus Saccharomyces cerevisiae, used as a leavening in baking.
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Noun1.baker's yeast - used as a leaven in baking and brewingbaker's yeast - used as a leaven in baking and brewing
genus Saccharomyces, Saccharomyces - single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding; used to ferment carbohydrates
yeast - any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division
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