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 kr&umacron;t, from Old High German).
(countable and uncountable, plural sauerkrauts)