a Russian fermented drink made from rye, barley, rye bread, etc. and often flavored
Origin of kvassRussian kvas ; from Indo-European an unverified form kw?tso- ; from base an unverified form kwat-, to ferment from source Classical Latin caseus, cheese
A Russian fermented beverage similar to beer, made from rye or barley.
Origin of kvassRussian kvas, from Old Russian kvasŭ.
(countable and uncountable, plural kvasses)
- A type of traditional fermented Russian beverage with little or no alcohol, made from bread, often flavored with fruit.
From Russian квас (kvas).