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framboise

[frahn-bwaz] /frɑ̃ˈbwaz/
noun, plural framboises
[frahn-bwaz] /frɑ̃ˈbwaz/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
3.
a brandy distilled from raspberries.
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  • Our new pastry chef is doing a raspberry mousse cake with chocolate, and a framboise with their berries.
British Dictionary definitions for framboise

framboise

/frɑ̃bwaz/
noun
1.
a brandy distilled from raspberries in the Alsace-Lorraine region
Word Origin
C16: from Old French: raspberry, probably of Germanic origin
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Word Origin and History for framboise
n.

1570s, from French framboise "raspberry" (12c.), usually explained as a corruption of Dutch braambezie (cognate with German brombeere "blackberry," literally "bramble-berry"). "But some French scholars doubt this" [OED].

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