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sour cream

noun
1.
cream soured by the lactic acid produced by a ferment.
Origin of sour cream
1815-1825
1815-25, Americanism
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  • In sour-cream butter the content in bacteria will be greatly increased, especially as to lactic organisms.

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sour cream

noun
1.
cream soured by lactic acid bacteria, used in making salads, dips, etc Also called soured cream
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