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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Egyptian malt beer, which is noted for being unfermented.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of beer made by the ancient Egyptians.


From Latin zythum, from Ancient Greek ζῦθος (zuthos). (Wiktionary)


  • did you know that the last word in Lewis & Short is zythum, which is a kind of Egyptian beer?

    Ancient beer


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