Definition of zymurgy in English:

zymurgy

noun

  • [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.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

zymurgy

/ˈzʌɪməːdʒi/