microbrew etymology

English word microbrew comes from English brew, English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.)

Detailed word origin of microbrew

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
brew English (eng) (intransitive) To attend to the business, or go through the processes, of brewing or making beer.. (intransitive, of an unwelcome event) To be in a state of preparation; to be mixing, forming, or gathering.. (transitive) To foment or prepare, as by brewing. (transitive, intransitive) To make a hot soup by combining ingredients and boiling them in water.. (transitive, intransitive) To make [...]
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
microbrew English (eng) A beer produced by a small local brewery, or microbrewery.

Words with the same origin as microbrew

Descendants of micro-
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