zythophile

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ζῦθος (zûthos, barley beer) + -phile.

NounEdit

zythophile (plural zythophiles)

  1. (rare) A person who loves beer.
    • 2019 May 1, Nicole Teitler, “North Fork Brewing Stokes Craft Beer Trend: Converting former firehouse to a house of hops”, in The Independent, volume 26, number 33, East Hampton, NY, page B15:
      Downtown Riverhead is the ultimate watering hole for zythophiles, those who particularly enjoy a cold pint, with several craft breweries within walking distance of each other (or should we say, stumbling distance?).

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zi.tɔ.fil/
  • (file)

NounEdit

zythophile m (plural zythophiles)

  1. zythophile (lover of beer)