or kou·mis, kou·miss, kou·myss
Origin of kumiss
Examples from the Web for koumis
Every Mongol who owns three cows must pay a pail of milk; if he possesses five, a pot of koumis or wine, made of fermented milk.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China|Evariste Regis Huc
On entering a Kirghiz yourt in summer, each guest is presented with one of these Chinese bowls full of koumis.Some Heroes of Travel|W. H. Davenport Adams
These are used to drink the koumis from; some of them hold three pints, others more.
On entering a Kirghiz yourt in summer, one of the Chinese bowls full of koumis is presented to each guest.
At last we were presented with different kinds of koumis and sweetmeats on large silver trays.Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.|Xavier Hommaire de Hell