fermenter

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ferment
 
n
1.  any agent or substance, such as a bacterium, mould, yeast, or enzyme, that causes fermentation
2.  another word for fermentation
3.  commotion; unrest
 
vb
4.  to undergo or cause to undergo fermentation
5.  to stir up or seethe with excitement
 
[C15: from Latin fermentum yeast, from fervēre to seethe]
 
 
fer'mentable
 
adj
 
fermenta'bility
 
n
 
fer'menter
 
n

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