Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A light, golden lager having a strong flavor of hops.
  • noun A tall, thin, footed beer glass.

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  • noun A pale, light lager beer.

Etymologies

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

[German Pilsner, Pilsener, of Pilsen (Plzeň), Czech Republic, where the beer was first brewed.]

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From Pilsen, the Czech city where the beer was first developed.

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