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Spanish Word of the Day: Fermentar

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Fermentar

Léxico relacionado con el vino

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/19/2001
Word: Fermentar
(fer-men-TAR), verbo intransitivo
English: to ferment
Etymology: Del latín fermentare.
Meaning: 1. Producirse proceso químico por la acción de un fermento al final de reacciones químicas.
2. Agitarse o alterarse los ánimos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el vino
Example:

"Zumo de la uva antes de fermentar y hacerse vino; "bebido quita el embargo (la indigestión) a las criaturas".

Fernando de Rojas, La Celestina, Ed. Cátedra, 1995

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