Leaven

4 Definitions of Leaven

The meaning of the word leaven, the definition of Leaven:

n. - Any substance that produces, or is designed to produce, fermentation, as in dough or liquids; esp., a portion of fermenting dough, which, mixed with a larger quantity of dough, produces a general change in the mass, and renders it light; yeast; barm.

n. - Anything which makes a general assimilating (especially a corrupting) change in the mass.

v. t. - To make light by the action of leaven; to cause to ferment.

v. t. - To imbue; to infect; to vitiate.


The word "leaven" uses 6 letters: A E E L N V

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c - enclave valence   g - evangel   m - velamen   s - enslave leavens  

Shorter words found within leaven:

ae al ale alee an ane anele ave eave eel el elan en eve even la lane lav lave lea lean leave lee lev leva lv na nae nave navel ne nee neve vale van vane veal vee veena vela vena venae venal

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