un fermentative


tending to produce or undergo fermentation.
pertaining to or of the nature of fermentation.

1655–65; obsolete fermentate to cause to ferment (< Latin fermentātus; see ferment, -ate1) + -ive

fermentatively, adverb
fermentativeness, noun
nonfermentative, adjective
unfermentative, adjective
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fermentative fer·men·ta·tive (fər-měn'tə-tĭv)

  1. Causing or having the ability to cause fermentation.

  2. Relating to or of the nature of fermentation.

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