chopped cabbage fermented in a brine of its own juice with salt
Origin of sauerkrautGerman from sauer, sour + kraut, cabbage
Chopped or shredded cabbage salted and fermented in its own juice.
Origin of sauerkrautGerman sauer sour ; see sauerbraten . Kraut cabbage ( from Middle High German krūt ) ( from Old High German)
(countable and uncountable, plural sauerkrauts)