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?