Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is skilled in zymology. Also zumologist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zymurgy One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

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Examples

  • A zymologist is a man who helps keep a few billion people alive.

    Of Microbes, Man and Survival

  • In Isaac Asimov's science-fiction novel The Caves of Steel, one of the conspirators, a member of an underground movement preaching a "return-to-the-soil" philosophy, is a zymologist.

    Of Microbes, Man and Survival

  • The zymologist then brags about some of the recent accomplishments of his laboratory such as out of season strawberries, fully artificial, made from a special high-sugar yeast culture with "thrue-bred" colour and just a dash of flavour additive; he also proudly refers to a former scrub strain of yeast whose fat content has been pushed up from 15% to 87% and which is now used as the sole greasing agent for expressways.

    Of Microbes, Man and Survival

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  • (n) one who is skilled in the fermentation of liquors

    May 8, 2009