sauerkraut

See also: Sauerkraut

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Borrowed into English around 1600 from German Sauerkraut, from sauer (sour, acidic, spoiled) + Kraut (herb; cabbage).[1]

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sauerkraut (countable and uncountable, plural sauerkrauts)

  1. (countable, uncountable) A dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage.
  2. (countable, obsolete, ethnic slur, offensive, slang) A German person. [from 1858]
    Synonym: Kraut

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  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “sauerkraut”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.