fermentum

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeru-(to be hot, boil), the same root of ferveo and defrūtum.

Noun[edit]

fermentum n ‎(genitive fermentī); second declension

  1. fermentation, leavening
  2. yeast, ferment
  3. anger, passion

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fermentum fermenta
genitive fermentī fermentōrum
dative fermentō fermentīs
accusative fermentum fermenta
ablative fermentō fermentīs
vocative fermentum fermenta

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