lager

1
[ lah-ger, law- ]
/ ˈlɑ gər, ˈlɔ- /

noun

Also called lager beer . a beer stored from six weeks to six months for aging before use.

verb (used with object)

to age (beer) usually by storing in tanks at just-below freezing temperatures for several weeks or months.

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Origin of lager

1
1835–45; short for lager beer, half adoption, half translation of German Lagerbier.See lair1, beer

Definition for lager (2 of 2)

lager2
[ lah-ger ]
/ ˈlɑ gər /

noun, verb (used with or without object) South African.

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British Dictionary definitions for lager (1 of 2)

lager1
/ (ˈlɑːɡə) /

noun

a light-bodied effervescent beer, fermented in a closed vessel using yeasts that sink to the bottom of the brewCompare ale

Word Origin for lager

C19: from German Lagerbier beer for storing, from Lager storehouse

British Dictionary definitions for lager (2 of 2)

lager2
/ (ˈlɑːɡə) /

noun

a variant spelling of laager
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