[ skoh-bee ]
/ ˈskoʊ bi /
noun, plural SCO·BIES.
a live culture consisting of multiple species of yeast and bacteria used in the preparation of fermented beverages, most commonly kombucha.
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Sometimes SCO·BAY [skoh-bey] /ˈskoʊ beɪ/ .
Origin of SCOBY
First recorded in 2005–10; shortening of s(ymbiotic) c(ulture) o(f) b(acteria and) y(east)
Words nearby SCOBY
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