Pronunciation: (kûrd),[key] —n. 1. Often, curds. a substance consisting mainly of casein and the like, obtained from milk by coagulation, and used as food or made into cheese.
2. any substance resembling this.
3. Also called curd' cheese".Chiefly Northeastern and Southern U.S.cottage cheese.
4. the edible flower heads of cauliflower, broccoli, and similar plants.
—v.t., v.i. to turn into curd; coagulate; congeal.