Kefir meaning

kĕ-fîr
A creamy drink made of fermented cow's milk.
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A thick, sour beverage fermented from cow's milk and usually containing a small amount of alcohol.
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A fermented milk drink from the Caucasus and Eastern Europe, similar to yogurt but more liquid.
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Origin of kefir

  • Russian probably ultimately from Old Turkic köpür (milk) froth, foam from köpürmäk to froth, foam

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From North-Caucasian languages via Russian кефир (kefír).

    From Wiktionary