bakers' yeast


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bakers' yeast

[′bāk·ərz ‚yēst]
(food engineering)
An industrial yeast used for baking purposes because of maximum growth and low alcohol production; composed of dry cells of one or more strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
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