a type of beer stored at a low temperature for aging after it has been brewed
often lager beer
Origin of lagerGerman lagerbier, literally , store beer from lager, storehouse (akin to Old English leger: see lair) + bier, beer
A beer of German origin that is fermented for a relatively long time at a low temperature. Also called lager beer .
Origin of lagerGerman short for Lagerbier Lager storehouse, cellar ( from Middle High German leger ) ( from Old High German legar bed, lair ; see legh- in Indo-European roots.) Bier beer
From German Lagerbier (“beer made for storing"), from Lager (“store").
- Alternative spelling of laager.