zythum

noun
zy·thum | \ˈzīthəm\
plural -s

Definition of zythum 

: beer of ancient times: such as

a : beer of ancient Egypt

b : beer of the northern peoples

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History and Etymology for zythum

Latin, from Greek zythos

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