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slivovitz

[sliv-uh-vits, -wits, shliv-] /ˈslɪv ə vɪts, -wɪts, ˈʃlɪv-/
noun
1.
a dry, usually colorless, slightly bitter plum brandy from E Europe.
Also, slivovic, slivowitz
[sliv-uh-vits] /ˈslɪv ə vɪts/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < German Sliwowitz < Serbo-Croatian šljȉvovica, derivative of šljȉva plum
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slivovitz

/ˈslɪvəvɪts; ˈsliːvə-/
noun
1.
a plum brandy from E Europe
Word Origin
from Serbo-Croat šljivovica, from sljiva plum
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