barm

[ bahrm ]
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noun
  1. yeast formed on malt liquors while fermenting.

Origin of barm

1
before 1000; Middle English berme,Old English beorma; cognate with Frisian berme,German Bärme,Swedish bärme; akin to ferment

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barm

/ (bɑːm) /


noun
  1. the yeasty froth on fermenting malt liquors

  2. an archaic or dialect word for yeast

Origin of barm

1
Old English bearm; related to beran to bear, Old Norse barmr barm, Gothic barms, Old High German barm see ferment

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