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grappa

[grahp-pah] /ˈgrɑp pɑ/
noun
1.
an unaged brandy, originally from Italy, distilled from the pomace of a wine press.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Italian: grape stalk < Germanic; see grape
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  • Then there's supper at nine and later, somewhere between eleven and midnight, a coffee or a grappa with friends.
British Dictionary definitions for grappa

grappa

/ˈɡræpə/
noun
1.
a spirit distilled from the fermented remains of grapes after pressing
Word Origin
Italian: grape stalk, of Germanic origin; see grape
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Word Origin and History for grappa
n.

"brandy distilled from the residue of wine-making," 1893, from Italian grappa, literally "grapes" (see grape).

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