from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See scobby.


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  • And I'm thinkin 'scoby's half right - we might see the final 5 try to bridge the gap and forge a peace, BUT human nature being what it is (and Cylon nature being not too different, apparently), and with all the bad blood behind them, the whole thing will degenerate into a battle.

    What Do You Want To See From: Galactica's Final Season

  • I've heard the tea's culture -- which looks like a rubbery pancake -- called a "mother," "mushroom," "starter," and most accurately, a "scoby" ( 'symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts'). 

    Boing Boing

  • On top of keeping your hands clean, never touch the scoby ( "symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast").


  • Another important note is to keep the finished product covered as soon as you put the scoby in its new home.



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  • A word whose definition requires looking up 2 other definitions. 

    scoby ,see scobby , see chaffinch=A small European songbird , (fringilla coelebs=small European finch with a cheerful song

    August 7, 2015