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See also: lievitò and lièvito

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *levĭtum, from Latin levātum, from levātus. Compare French French levain, Romanian aluat, Portuguese lêvedo, Spanish leudo.

NounEdit

lievito m (plural lieviti)

  1. yeast
    Il lievito fa fermentare la birra.
    Yeast makes beer ferment.
  2. leaven, leavening

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VerbEdit

lievito

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lievitare

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