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noun kom·bu·cha \ˌkäm-ˈbü-shə, -chə\

Medical Definition of kombucha

  1. :  a gelatinous mass of symbiotic bacteria (as Acetobacter xylinum) and yeasts (as of the genera Brettanomyces and Saccharomyces) grown to produce a fermented beverage held to confer health benefits; also :  the beverage prepared by fermenting kombucha with black tea and sugar

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