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A beer of Belgian origin made from malted barley and unmalted wheat that is fermented by naturally occurring airborne yeast and often flavored with fruit.

[Belgian French, from Dutch lambiek, lambik, perhaps from alteration of Lembeek, name of a village near Brussels, Belgium, or from alteration of Dutch (bier) alambiek, (beer from an) alembic (perhaps in reference to the alembiclike shape of the brewing vat), translation of French bière alambic : bière, beer + alambic, alembic (from Old French; see alembic).]


a. a type of Belgian beer brewed with raw wheat and wild yeast in wooden casks, and fermented for at least a year
b. (as modifier): Lambic beers.
[C20: probably from Lembeek a town near Brussels]
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