brewer's yeast


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brew·er's yeast

(bro͞o′ərz)
n.
Any of various yeasts, especially Saccharomyces cerevisiae, used as a ferment in brewing and also as a source of B-complex vitamins.

brewer's yeast

n
1. (Brewing) a yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, used in brewing. See yeast3
2. (Brewing) yeast obtained as a by-product of brewing

brew′er's yeast′


n.
a yeast suitable for use as a ferment in the manufacture of wine and beer.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.brewer's yeast - yeast used in fermenting beer
bottom fermenting yeast - brewer's yeast used in bottom fermentation of lager
top fermenting yeast - brewer's yeast used in top fermentation of ale
barm, yeast - a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey
2.brewer's yeast - used as a leaven in baking and brewingbrewer'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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