ZYMOLOGY

zymology, zymurgy

(noun) the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling)

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

zymology (uncountable)

(zymurgy) A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

The science of or knowledge concerning fermentation.

Source: Wiktionary


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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