Greek yogurt

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Greek yogurt with honey.

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So called due to its association with Greece, due to this type of yogurt being eaten by people from the Levantine region and Greece, and later it being mainly exported from Greece to the various parts of the English-speaking world by brands like Fage. Attested since at least 1968.



Greek yogurt (countable and uncountable, plural Greek yogurts) (chiefly Canada, US)

  1. A form of yogurt that has been strained to remove the whey, resulting in lower fat content and higher protein content.
    Synonyms: strained yogurt, labneh, yoghurt cheese
    Hypernyms: plain yogurt, regular yogurt, natural yogurt, dahi (any yogurt that bar possible fruits has minimal additions in particular of sugar or other sweeteners: normal yogurt; the same as Greek yogurt minus the step of straining)
  2. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see Greek,‎ yogurt.



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