kefir[kef′ər, ke fir′, kē′fər]
A glass of kefir with strawberries.
a thick, sour beverage fermented from cow's milk and usually containing a small amount of alcohol
Origin of kefirRussian ; from Caucasian
A creamy drink made of fermented cow's milk.
Origin of kefirRussian, probably ultimately from Old Turkic k&odie;p&udie;r, (milk) froth, foam, from k&odie;p&udie;rm&adie;k, to froth, foam.