from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A type of beer of German origin that contains a relatively small amount of hops and is aged from six weeks to six months to allow sedimentation. Also called lager beer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of beer, brewed using a bottom-fermenting yeast.
- n. Alternative spelling of laager.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Lager beer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as lager-beer (which see, under beer).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
- n. a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September
German, short for Lagerbier : Lager, storehouse, cellar (from Middle High German leger, from Old High German legar, bed, lair) + Bier, beer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From German Lagerbier ("beer made for storing"), from Lager ("store"). (Wiktionary)