Sourdough



noun
1.
leaven, especially fermented dough retained from one baking and used, rather than fresh yeast, to start the next.
2.
a prospector or pioneer, especially in Alaska or Canada.
3.
any longtime resident, especially in Alaska or Canada.
adjective
4.
leavened with sourdough:
sourdough bread.
adjective
1.
(dialect) (of bread) made with fermented dough used as a leaven
noun
2.
(in Western US, Canada, and Alaska) an old-time prospector or pioneer

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