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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Yeast

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'YEAST (O.E.' giest or gyst; the root yes-, to boil, ferment, is seen in Sansk. nir-yasa, exudations from trees, and Gr. "Eecp, to boil), a cellular organism produced in the alcoholic fermentation of saccharine liquids (see Fungi, Fermentation, Brewing).


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Yeast'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/y/yeast.html. 1910.

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