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  • n. A clear, Chinese distilled alcoholic beverage, generally about 40-60% alcohol by volume, usually distilled from sorghum.

Etymologies

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From pinyin transliteration of Sinitic 燒酒, 烧酒 (shāojiǔ).

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  • Liquor listers: Cf. baijiu.

    December 21, 2012