Chopped cabbage fermented in a brine of its own juice with salt.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Sauerkraut
Origin of Sauerkraut
Borrowed into English around 1600 from German Sauerkraut, from sauer (“sour, acidic, spoiled") + Kraut (“herb", specifically “cabbage").
German sauer sour sauerbraten Kraut cabbage (from Middle High German krūt) (from Old High German)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Find Similar Words
Find similar words to sauerkraut using the buttons below.