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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish levadura, Portuguese levedura and French levure.

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levatura (uncountable)

  1. yeast
    • 1960, Frank Ungar, "Dehydrogenases hydroxysteroide in hepate de mammiferos", translation of "Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases in mammalian liver", session VIII b, No. 365, First International Congress of Endocrinology Copenhagen, page 728, English taken from original.
      Dehydrogenase alcholic obtenite ab levatura esseva inactive.
      Alcohol dehydrogenase obtained from yeast was inactive.

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EtymologyEdit

levare +‎ -tura.

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levatura f (plural levature)

  1. intellect
    • 2002, Roberto Baravalle, Anni strappati, page 48.
      Il nostro mestiere è un'arte, riservata a persone di levatura superiore. Intendo dire levatura intellettuale, ovviamente.
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