Zy*mol"o*gy, n. Etym: [Zyme + -logy: cf. F. zymologie.]

Definition: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation. [Written also zumology.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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(noun) (geology) a flat (usually horizontal) mass of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock

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Coffee Trivia

The word “coffee” entered the English language in 1582 via the Dutch “koffie,” borrowed from the Ottoman Turkish “kahve,” borrowed in turn from the Arabic “qahwah.” The Arabic word qahwah was traditionally held to refer to a type of wine.

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