cervogia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cervoise, from Latin cervēsia (see there for cognates), ultimately from Proto-Celtic *kurmi (beer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃerˈvɔ.d͡ʒa/
  • Rhymes: -ɔdʒa
  • Hyphenation: cer‧vò‧gia

Noun[edit]

cervogia f (plural cervogie or cervoge) (usually uncountable)

  1. (archaic) a kind of beer made from fermented barley or oats; ale (dated)
    Hypernym: birra f
  2. (archaic, literary, by extension) beer, of any kind
    Synonym: birra f

References[edit]

  • cervogia in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana