Definition of zymurgy in English:

zymurgy

noun

  • The study or practice of fermentation in brewing, winemaking, or distilling.

    • ‘The process of brewing coffee, I discovered, was a good way to relate the brewing process to people who do not understand zymurgy, the technical term for making beer.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek zumē ‘leaven’, on the pattern of metallurgy.

Pronunciation

zymurgy

/ˈzaɪˌmərdʒi//ˈzīˌmərjē/