HyperDic: genus_saccharomyces

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Saccharomyces:
NOUNplantgenus Saccharomyces, Saccharomycessingle-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding
English > genus Saccharomyces: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningsingle-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding; used to ferment carbohydrates.
Member ofSaccharomycetaceae, family Saccharomycetaceaefamily of fungi comprising the typical yeasts
Membersbaker's yeast, brewer's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiaeUsed as a leaven in baking and brewing
wine-maker's yeast, Saccharomyces ellipsoidesUsed in making wine
Broaderfungus genusIncludes lichen genera
Spanishgenus saccharomyces, saccharomyces
Catalangenus saccharomyces, saccharomyces, Saccharomyces

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