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Technique or process for working with: zymurgy.
n combining form
indicating technology concerned with a specified material: metallurgy.
[from Greek -urgia, from ergon work]
a combining form meaning “making, production” of the thing specified by the initial element (dramaturgy; thaumaturgy), used esp., on the model of metallurgy, in the names of various applied sciences (chemurgy; zymurgy).
[< Greek -ourgia <*-o-worgia, akin to érgon work]