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Meaning of KOUMISS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk; made originally by nomads of central Asia
 

KOUMISS is a 7 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: kumis
 
 See Also: alcohol, alcoholic beverage, inebriant, intoxicant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Kou"miss\, n. [Russ. kumys; of Mongolian origin.]
An intoxicating fermented or distilled liquor originally made
by the Tartars from mare's or camel's milk. It can be
obtained from any kind of milk, and is now largely made in
Europe. [Written also {koumyss}, {kumiss}, {kumish}, and
{kumys}.]

      Koumiss has from time immemorial served the Tartar
      instead of wine or spirits.              --J. H.
                                               Newman.

 

 

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