American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An alcoholic liquor originally distilled from fermented wheat mash but now also made from a mash of rye, corn, or potatoes.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sort of whisky or brandy generally drunk in Russia, properly distilled from rye, but sometimes from potatoes.
- n. A clear distilled alcoholic liquor made from grain mash
- n. A serving of the above beverage
- n. Neutral spirits distilled (or treated after distillation) so as to have no distinctive character, aroma, taste, or color
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A Russian drink distilled from rye.
- n. unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
- Slavic voda, woda, meaning water, plus the diminutive suffix -ka. Historical documentary research of V. Pokhlyobkin suggests the derivation via the usage "dilution (of distillate) with water", as used in expressions "vodka of grain wine" and similar; хлебное вино ("grain wine") is an archaic Russian name for vodka. (Wiktionary)
- Russian, diminutive of voda, water; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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