brewer's yeast definition by Webster's New World
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- a yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) used in brewing beer
- the byproduct yeast left after brewing, often used in medicine and foods and as a dietary supplement
brewer's yeast definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A yeast of the genus Saccharomyces, used as a ferment in brewing and also as a source of B-complex vitamins.
brewer's yeast - Medical Definition
A yeast (genus Saccharomyces) used as a source of B-complex vitamins.