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koumiss

noun kou·miss \kü-ˈmis, ˈkü-məs\

Definition of KOUMISS

:  a beverage of fermented mare's milk made originally by the nomadic peoples of central Asia

Variants of KOUMISS

kou·miss or ku·miss \kü-ˈmis, ˈkü-məs\

Origin of KOUMISS

Russian kumys, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish kımız koumiss
First Known Use: 1607

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