HyperDic: brewer[s_yeast

English > 2 senses of the expression brewer's yeast:
NOUNsubstancebrewer's yeastyeast used in fermenting beer
plantbrewer's yeast, baker's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiaeused as a leaven in baking and brewing
English > brewer's yeast: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningyeast used in fermenting beer.
Narrowerbottom fermenting yeastbrewer's yeast used in bottom fermentation of lager
top fermenting yeastbrewer's yeast used in top fermentation of ale
Broaderyeast, barmA commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells
Spanishlevadura de cerveza
Catalanllevat de cervesa
English > brewer's yeast: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningUsed as a leaven in baking and brewing.
Synonymsbaker's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Member ofSaccharomyces, genus Saccharomycessingle-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding
BroaderyeastAny of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division
Catalansaccharomyces cerevisiae

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