from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Preventing fermentation or decomposition.
  • n. A substance that prevents fermentation or decomposition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Preventing fermentation or decomposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Preventing or checking fermentation or zymosis; antizymic.
  • n. That which prevents fermentation, as in brewing; a preventive of or remedy for zymotic disease.


anti- +‎ zymotic (Wiktionary)


  • The sting of the bees is used not only for defense, but quite principally serves the important purpose of contributing to the stored honey an antizymotic and antiseptic substance.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885

  • -. preventive of fermentation. antizymotic n. adj. - applied to places in opposite hemispheres but in same latitude and longitude. antoecians, n. pl. persons living in such places.



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