Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Colorless brandy distilled from fermented fruit juice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. brandy or similar spirit

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • French name for brandy. Cf. Aqua vit├Ž, under aqua.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. strong coarse brandy

Etymologies

French eau-de-vie : eau, water + de, of + vie, life.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French eau-de-vie (Wiktionary)

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