curd
Pronunciation Noun

curd (plural curds)

  1. The part of milk that coagulates when it sours or is treated with enzymes; used to make cottage cheese, dahi, etc.
  2. The coagulated part of any liquid.
  3. The edible flower head of certain brassicaceous plants.
    • Broccoli should be cut while the curd, as the flowering mass is termed, is entire.
    • Cauliflowers should be cut for use while the head, or curd, is still close and compact.
Translations Verb

curd (curds, present participle curding; past and past participle curded)

  1. (intransitive) To form curd; to curdle.
  2. (transitive) To cause to coagulate or thicken; to cause to congeal; to curdle.
    • c. 1604–1605, William Shakespeare, “All’s VVell, that Ends VVell”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene iii]:
      Does it curd thy blood / To say I am thy mother?

Curd
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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