fermento

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See also: fermentò

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

fermento m (plural fermenti)

  1. ferment (all senses)
  2. yeast

Verb[edit]

fermento

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fermentare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fermentum (that which causes fermentation, yeast).

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Verb[edit]

present active fermentō, present infinitive fermentāre, perfect active fermentāvī, supine fermentātum

  1. I cause to rise, ferment or leaven.
  2. I cause to swell, break up or loosen.
  3. (in passive) I rise or ferment.
  4. (figuratively) I sour or spoil.
  5. (figuratively) I aerate (soil).

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fermentum (yeast), from ferveō (I boil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fermento m (plural fermentos)

  1. yeast (fungus)

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fermento

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of fermentar

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fermento m (plural fermentos)

  1. ferment

Verb[edit]

fermento

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of fermentar.