Ferment


Ferment
Ferment Sn "Mittel um einen chemischen Prozeß durchzuführen" per. Wortschatz fach. (15. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. fermentum "Gärung, Sauerteig", einer Ableitung von l. fervēre "wallen, sieden". Verb: fermentieren; Abstraktum: Fermentation.
   Ebenso nndl. ferment, ne. ferment, nfrz. ferment, nschw. ferment, nnorw. ferment. Zur germanischen Verwandtschaft s. Bärme.
Weimann, K.-H. DWEB 2 (1963), 391;
Buntz (1973), 325. lateinisch l.

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