Definition of zymurgy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈzʌɪməːdʒi


[mass noun]
The study or practice of fermentation in brewing, winemaking, or distilling.
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  • The process of brewing coffee, I discovered, was a good way to relate the brewing process to people who do not understand zymurgy, the technical term for making beer.


mid 19th century: from Greek zumē 'leaven', on the pattern of metallurgy..

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