Buttermilk definition

bŭtər-mĭlk
A cultured sour milk made by adding certain microorganisms to sweet milk.
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The sour liquid that remains after the butterfat has been removed from whole milk or cream by churning.
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The liquid left after butter has been churned from milk.
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A commercially prepared milk drink made by adding bacteria to sweet skim milk.
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The liquid left over after producing butter from full cream milk by the churning process, also called traditional buttermilk.
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Cultured buttermilk, a fermented dairy product produced from cow's milk, with a characteristically sour taste.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
buttermilk
Plural:
buttermilks

Origin of buttermilk