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1. barm

noun. a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey.

Synonyms

  • mother
  • brewer's yeast
  • yeast cake
  • leavening
  • yeast

Antonyms

  • male parent
  • father

Etymology

  • bearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Sentences with barm


1. Noun, singular or mass
You might see such a starter referred to in a recipe as "pre-ferment," "barm," "sponge," "biga" or "poolish."

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