Origin of carboyfrom Persian qar?bah, large leather milk bottle
a large glass or plastic bottle enclosed for protection in basketwork or in a wooden crate: used esp. as a container for corrosive liquids
A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids.
Origin of carboyPersian qarābah from Arabic qarrāba big jug from qarraba to bring near derived stem of qaruba to be near qrb
From Persian قرابه (qarrâbeh, qarrâbah).
- The great news is that the equipment can be reused, including a fermenter, hydrometer, sulfite, siphoning system, carboy and airlock stopper.
- Prepare your other wine making supplies for the home brewer by sterilizing the carboy, length of vinyl tubing, bung and air lock.
- Using the vinyl tubing, siphon the wine from the top into the carboy.
- Carboy - This is a large bottle made of plastic or glass.