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  • n. Alternative spelling of bosa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An acidulated fermented drink of the Arabs and Egyptians, made from millet seed and various astringent substances; also, an intoxicating beverage made from hemp seed, darnel meal, and water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A popular Egyptian drink, made by boiling millet-seed in water and fermenting the infusion, adding afterward certain astringent substances.
  • n. An inebriating mixture of darnel-meal, hempseed, and water.
  • n. A preparation of honey and tamarinds.


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  • I've also seen it written as bouza.

    December 21, 2012

  • One for the listers of fermented drinks.

    December 21, 2012