Meaning of sourdough
Pronunciation: (sour'dō", sou'ur-), [key]
- leaven, esp. fermented dough retained from one baking and used, rather than fresh yeast, to start the next.
- a prospector or pioneer, esp. in Alaska or Canada.
- any longtime resident, esp. in Alaska or Canada.
- leavened with sourdough: sourdough bread.
- sourdough (Thesaurus)