sour cream definition by Webster's New World
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cream soured and thickened naturally or by adding a lactobacillus culture, for use in cooking, dressings, dips, etc.
sour cream definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Cream that has soured naturally by the action of lactic-acid bacteria, used in baking certain breads and cakes.
- A smooth, thick, artificially soured cream, widely used as an ingredient in soups, salads, and various meat dishes.