koumiss

koumis

[koo-mis]
noun
Also, koumiss, koumyss.
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kumiss

[koo-mis]
noun
1.
fermented mare's or camel's milk, used as a beverage by Asian nomads.
2.
a similar drink prepared from other milk, especially that of the cow, and used for dietetic and medicinal purposes.
Also, koumis, koumiss, koumyss.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Russian kumys < Turkic kιmιz

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koumis (ˈkuːmɪs)
 
n
a variant spelling of kumiss

kumiss, koumiss, koumis or koumyss (ˈkuːmɪs)
 
n
a drink made from fermented mare's or other milk, drunk by certain Asian tribes, esp in Russia or used for dietetic and medicinal purposes
 
[C17: from Russian kumys, from Kazan Tatar kumyz]
 
koumiss, koumiss, koumis or koumyss
 
n
 
[C17: from Russian kumys, from Kazan Tatar kumyz]
 
koumis, koumiss, koumis or koumyss
 
n
 
[C17: from Russian kumys, from Kazan Tatar kumyz]
 
koumyss, koumiss, koumis or koumyss
 
n
 
[C17: from Russian kumys, from Kazan Tatar kumyz]

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