- a type of Belgian beer brewed with raw wheat and wild yeast in wooden casks, and fermented for at least a year
- (as modifier)Lambic beers
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Word Origin for Lambic
C20: probably from Lembeek a town near Brussels
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Examples from the Web for lambic
Lambic represents the parent classification for a host of sub-categories.
"strong Belgian beer," 1829, related to French alambic "a still" (see alembic).
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