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kombucha

noun kom·bu·cha \ ˌkäm-ˈbü-shə , -chə \

medical Definition of kombucha

: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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