kumiss: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (k'mis), [key]
— n.
  1. fermented mare's or camel's milk, used as a beverage by Asian nomads.
  2. a similar drink prepared from other milk, esp. that of the cow, and used for dietetic and medicinal purposes.
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