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

  • n. Kirsch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A distilled spirit made from cherries, usually of the variety Cerasus avium; kirsch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alcoholic liquor, obtained by distilling the fermented juice of the small black cherry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A spirituous liquor obtained by distilling the fruit of Prunus avium, a European wild cherry.


German : Kirsche, cherry (from Middle High German kirse, kirsche, from Old High German kirsa, from Vulgar Latin *ceresia; see cherry) + Wasser, water (from Middle High German, from Old High German wassar; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
German Kirschwasser (Wiktionary)



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