slivowitz

slivovitz

[sliv-uh-vits, -wits, shliv-]
noun
a dry, usually colorless, slightly bitter plum brandy from E Europe.
Also, slivovic, slivowitz [sliv-uh-vits] .


Origin:
1895–1900; < German Sliwowitz < Serbo-Croatian šljȉvovica, derivative of šljȉva plum

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slivovitz (ˈslɪvəvɪts, ˈsliːvə-)
 
n
a plum brandy from E Europe
 
[from Serbo-Croat šljivovica, from sljiva plum]

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