Definition of zymurgy in English:

zymurgy

Line breaks: zym|urgy
Pronunciation: /ˈzʌɪməːdʒi
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
The study or practice of fermentation in brewing, winemaking, or distilling.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

Definition of zymurgy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day humoresque
Pronunciation: ˌhjuːməˈrɛsk
noun
a short, lively piece of music