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lambic

Syllabification: lam·bic
Pronunciation: /ˈlambik
 
/

Definition of lambic in English:

noun

A strong, sweet Belgian beer.
Example sentences
  • Serve nut brown ale with roast, and wind up with a fruit lambic and chocolate cake.
  • After aging, the base lambic is treated in different ways to make different beers.
  • Without question, lambic is the worlds most unusual and some say best beer.

Origin

French.

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