an unaged, colorless, distilled spirit, originally made in Russia.

1795–1805; < Russian vódka, equivalent to vod(á) water + -ka noun suffix Unabridged
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vodka (ˈvɒdkə)
an alcoholic drink originating in Russia, made from grain, potatoes, etc, usually consisting only of rectified spirit and water
[C19: from Russian, diminutive of voda water; related to Sanskrit udan water, Greek hudōr]

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Word Origin & History

1802, from Rus. vodka, lit. "little water," from voda "water" (from PIE *wedor, *wodor; see water) + dim. suffix -ka.
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