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kvass Line breaks: kvass
Pronunciation: /kvɑːs/

Definition of kvass in English:

noun

[mass noun]
(Especially in Russia) a fermented drink, low in alcohol, made from rye flour or bread with malt.
Example sentences
  • The making of beer, black bread, and the alcoholic drink kvass were traditionally linked in Russia.
  • Alcoholic drinks such as vodka or kvass (made from rye) are customarily served during a formal meal.
  • Old-fashioned ginger ale and root beer were lacto-fermented, as is the Russian drink kvass, and kombucha.

Origin

From Russian kvas.

Words that rhyme with kvass

brass, carse, class, coup de grâce, farce, glass, grass, Grasse, impasse, Kars, kick-ass, Laplace, Maas, Madras, outclass, pass, sparse, stained glass, surpass, upper class, volte-face

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