verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of ferment
Examples from the Web for unfermented
Historical Examples of unfermented
The unfermented wine of another spring day came to his eager nostrils.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
The juice of the maguey, in its unfermented state, is called honey-water.Mexico and its Religion
Robert A. Wilson
Wine there was, rich and unfermented; but the curse of alcohol existed not.Darkness and Dawn
George Allan England
"Must" is unfermented wine, which His Excellency the Count much appreciated.
It is unfermented and sun-dried, but has not at all a bad flavour and is sometimes used by European pipe smokers.British Borneo
W. H. Treacher
Word Origin for ferment
early 15c., from Middle French ferment, from Latin fermentum (see ferment (v.)). Figurative sense of "anger, passion" is from 1670s.
late 14c., from Old French fermenter (13c.) and directly from Latin fermentare "to leaven, ferment," from fermentum "substance causing fermentation, leaven," from root of fervere "to boil, seethe" (see brew). Figurative use from 1650s. Related: Fermented; fermenting.