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matzoon

madzoon (mɑːdˈzuːn)

noun
  1. a fermented milk product similar to yogurt

Word Origin

from Armenian madzun
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Examples from the Web for matzoon

Historical Examples

  • Malted milk, kumyss, or matzoon may be given in place of milk.

    The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)

    Grant Hague

  • In regard to the biology of matzoon, the occurrence of various organisms has been recorded.

  • Later kumyss or matzoon can be tried, and finally thin gruels made with milk.

  • Matzoon and other similar preparations are essentially soured milks, prepared under controlled conditions.

  • In the same way buttermilk produced from milk which has been previously ripened by matzoon is used as a beverage.


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