Kumiss meaning

ko͝o-mĭs', ko͝o'mĭs
The fermented milk of a mare or camel, used as a beverage by certain peoples of western and central Asia.
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Mare's or camel's milk fermented and used as a drink by Tatar nomads of Asia.
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A similar drink made from cow's milk, used in certain special diets.
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Alternative spelling of koumiss.
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Origin of kumiss

Russian kumys from Old Russian komyzŭ from Old Turkic qïmïz from qammaq to shake