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(ˈku mɪs)

fermented mare's or camel's milk, used as a beverage by Asian nomads.
[1590–1600; < Russian kumýs < Turkic; compare Turkish kImIz]
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Rena Rouvitha-Panou and Costas Koumis at the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority;
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Lee Koumis, aged 37, of Leeds Street, in L3, was charged following a warrant for his arrest for theft from a shop dating back to July 25, 2011.
Manager Tony Koumis said: "We first saw all the smoke coming out of the yard.
The two victims he tried to kill were Peter King, 61, in Portscreek, Portsmouth, on September 15 and Koumis Constantino, 59, in Hornsey, north London, on September 17.
KOUMIS CONSTANINOU, 59: He was in bed with his wife in Hornsey, North London, when Gonzalez broke in the same day.
He then broke into the home of Koumis and Christella Constanti-nou in Hornsey, north London.