Lager definition

lägər
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A beer of German origin that is fermented for a relatively long time at a low temperature.
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A beer of German origin that is fermented for a relatively long time at a low temperature.
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A type of beer stored at a low temperature for aging after it has been brewed.
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A type of beer, brewed using a bottom-fermenting yeast.
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Alternative spelling of laager.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lager
Plural:
lagers

Origin of lager

  • German short for Lagerbier Lager storehouse, cellar (from Middle High German leger) (from Old High German legar bed, lair legh- in Indo-European roots) Bier beer

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

  • German short for Lagerbier Lager storehouse, cellar (from Middle High German leger) (from Old High German legar bed, lair legh- in Indo-European roots) Bier beer

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

  • From German Lagerbier (“beer made for storing"), from Lager (“store").

    From Wiktionary