un·​fer·​ment·​ed ˌən-(ˌ)fər-ˈmen-təd How to pronounce unfermented (audio)
: not fermented
unfermented grape juice

Examples of unfermented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Huy Fong’s sriracha is quite different from the Thai sauce—made from a different variety of chili pepper, thicker, unfermented, and less sweet. Indrani Sen, Fortune, 11 Feb. 2024 Tran’s sauce is a simple uncooked and unfermented puree, made by grinding together fresh red jalapeños, sugar, garlic, vinegar, and two preservatives. Indrani Sen, Fortune, 30 Jan. 2024 Independent experts have speculated it’s made from unfermented cocoa beans that have been acidified — a process the firm patented in 2009. Gemma Tarlach, Discover Magazine, 20 Feb. 2019 To infuse the tea, the unfermented beer is brought to a boil before hops are added, creating an opportune time to steep the tea. Hartford Courant, 13 Dec. 2022 It is made from unfermented grape juice to which cognac eau-de-vie is added before it is aged. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 26 July 2022 In Spain, the term mosto is generally applied to unfermented grape juice. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 For me, unfermented radish kimchi is a welcome accompaniment to the fatty pork and easily my favorite piece of the bo ssäm puzzle. Washington Post, 28 Oct. 2020 Brewing beer is only one reason people might malt grains like barley; throughout history, malted but unfermented grains have also been fed to infants being weaned, taken as tonics, or just eaten as a snack. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, 5 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1663, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unfermented was in 1663

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“Unfermented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfermented. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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