sourdough

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sour·dough

 (sour′dō′)
n.
1.
a. Sour fermented dough used as leaven in making bread.
b. Bread made from such a leaven.
2. An early settler or prospector, especially in Alaska and northwest Canada.

[Sense 2, from an association with using pieces of sourdough to leaven bread in the winter.]

sourdough

(ˈsaʊəˌdəʊ)
adj
(Cookery) dialect (of bread) made with fermented dough used as a leaven
n
(Mining & Quarrying) (in Western US, Canada, and Alaska) an old-time prospector or pioneer

sour•dough

(ˈsaʊərˌdoʊ, ˈsaʊ ər-)

n.
1. fermented dough, used as a leavening agent from one baking to the next.
2. a veteran prospector in Alaska or NW Canada.
[1275–1325]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sourdough - a leaven of dough in which fermentation is activesourdough - a leaven of dough in which fermentation is active; used by pioneers for making bread
leaven, leavening - a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
2.sourdough - a settler or prospector (especially in western United States or northwest Canada and Alaska)
western United States, West - the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
prospector - someone who explores an area for mineral deposits
colonist, settler - a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
Translations
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sourdough

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