fermentative

adjective fer·men·ta·tive \ (ˌ)fər-ˈmen-tə-tiv \

Definition of fermentative

1 : causing or producing a substance that causes fermentation
  • fermentative organisms
2 : of, relating to, or produced by fermentation

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First Known Use of fermentative

1661

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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fermentative

adjective fer·men·ta·tive \ (ˌ)fər-ˈment-ət-iv \

medical Definition of fermentative

1 : causing or producing a substance that causes fermentation
  • fermentative organisms
2 : of, relating to, or produced by fermentation

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