kumish
Koumiss Kou"miss, n. [Russ. kumys; of Mongolian origin.] An intoxicating fermented or distilled liquor originally made by the Tartars of central Asia from mare's or camel's milk. It can be obtained from any kind of milk, and is now largely made in Europe. [Written also {koumyss}, {kumiss}, {kumis}, {kumish}, and {kumys}.] [1913 Webster]

Koumiss has from time immemorial served the Tartar instead of wine or spirits. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster]


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  • Kumish — Ku mish, Kumiss Ku miss, n. See {Koumiss}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kumiss — Kumish Ku mish, Kumiss Ku miss, n. See {Koumiss}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Koumiss — Kou miss, n. [Russ. kumys; of Mongolian origin.] An intoxicating fermented or distilled liquor originally made by the Tartars of central Asia from mare s or camel s milk. It can be obtained from any kind of milk, and is now largely made in Europe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • koumyss — Koumiss Kou miss, n. [Russ. kumys; of Mongolian origin.] An intoxicating fermented or distilled liquor originally made by the Tartars of central Asia from mare s or camel s milk. It can be obtained from any kind of milk, and is now largely made… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kumis — Koumiss Kou miss, n. [Russ. kumys; of Mongolian origin.] An intoxicating fermented or distilled liquor originally made by the Tartars of central Asia from mare s or camel s milk. It can be obtained from any kind of milk, and is now largely made… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kumiss — Koumiss Kou miss, n. [Russ. kumys; of Mongolian origin.] An intoxicating fermented or distilled liquor originally made by the Tartars of central Asia from mare s or camel s milk. It can be obtained from any kind of milk, and is now largely made… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kumys — Koumiss Kou miss, n. [Russ. kumys; of Mongolian origin.] An intoxicating fermented or distilled liquor originally made by the Tartars of central Asia from mare s or camel s milk. It can be obtained from any kind of milk, and is now largely made… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gomishan city — Gomishan (in Persian: گمیشان) is a city in Golestān Province of Iran, near Bandar Torkaman. The name Gomishan in Persian means Buffalo place .The local name Gomish Tappeh is derived from the Turkmen word kumish depheh which means silver hill …   Wikipedia

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