Etymology
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curd (n.)

"coagulated or thickened part of milk," c. 1500, metathesis of crud (late 14c.), which originally was "any coagulated substance," probably from Old English crudan "to press, drive," perhaps via ancestor of Gaelic gruth (because cognates are unknown in other Germanic or Romance languages) from a PIE *greut- "to press, coagulate."

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Definitions of curd

curd (n.)
a coagulated liquid resembling milk curd;
lemon curd
bean curd
curd (n.)
coagulated milk; used to make cheese;
Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating some curds and whey
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