mirabelle

mirabelle

[mir-uh-bel, mir-uh-bel]
noun
a dry, white plum brandy from Alsace.

Origin:
1700–10; < French; Middle French mirabolan myrobalan, by folk etymology

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mirabelle (ˈmɪrəˌbɛl)
 
n
1.  a small sweet yellow-orange fruit that is a variety of greengage
2.  a liqueur distilled from this
 
[C18: from French]

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