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Barm

Barm Meaning & Definition
Barm Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Barm?

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

Synonyms | Synonyms for Barm: yeast

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See Also | brewer's yeast | leaven | leavening | mother | yeast cake

Barm In Webster's Dictionary

\Barm\, n. [OE. berme, AS. beorma; akin to Sw. b["a]rma, G. b["a]rme, and prob. L. fermenium. [root]93.] Foam rising upon beer, or other malt liquors, when fermenting, and used as leaven in making bread and in brewing; yeast. --Shak.
\Barm\, n. [OE. bearm, berm, barm, AS. beorma; akin to E. bear to support.] The lap or bosom. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

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