sauerkraut

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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.

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  1. ^ sauerkraut” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.