Meaning of BEER in English


[beer] n [ME ber, fr. OE beor; akin to OHG bior beer] (bef. 12c) 1: an alcoholic beverage usu. made from malted cereal grain (as barley), flavored with hops, and brewed by slow fermentation

2: a carbonated nonalcoholic or a fermented slightly alcoholic beverage with flavoring from roots or other plant parts "birch ~"

3: fermented mash

4: a drink of beer

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