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EtymologyEdit

Via French koumis, German Kumiss, from Russian кумы́с(kumýs), borrowed from a Turkic source. Compare Tatar кымыз(qımız), Kazakh қымыз(qımız), Kyrgyz кымыз(kımız), Turkish kımız, Azeri qımız.

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koumiss ‎(usually uncountable, plural koumisses)

  1. A fermented drink made from mare's milk, common among peoples of the Central Asian steppes.

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