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[mass 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.’
Mid 19th century: from Greek zumē leaven, on the pattern of metallurgy..
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.