lager

noun la·ger \ ˈlä-gər \
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018

Definition of lager

: a beer brewed by slow fermentation and matured under refrigeration

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Origin and Etymology of lager

German Lagerbier beer made for storage, from Lager storehouse + Bier beer



LAGER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of lager for English Language Learners

  • : a type of beer that is light in color and is aged at cool temperatures



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