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Koumiss

noun
(Written also koumyss, kumiss, kumis, kumish, and kumys)
1.
An alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk; made originally by nomads of central Asia.  Synonym: kumis.






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"Koumiss" Quotes from Famous Books



... there did not seem to be much to choose from. The only liquor was "Koumiss," which is fermented mare's milk, and is the color of faded ink, very nourishing, although very liquid. You must be a Tartar to appreciate this koumiss. At least that is the effect it produced on me. But Popof thought it excellent, and that was the ...
— The Adventures of a Special Correspondent • Jules Verne



Words linked to "Koumiss" :   kumis, intoxicant, inebriant, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, alcohol



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