Gambrinus

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Gambrinus

(gămbrī`nəs), mythical Flemish king, to whom the invention of beer is attributed. He is represented in modern folk art as straddling a keg.
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Gambrinus

mythical Flemish king; reputed inventor of beer. [Flem. Myth.: NCE, 1041]
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