from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a Romanian plum brandy
Sorry, no etymologies found.
So we had to be content with sitting round the stove and drinking innumerable tiny glasses of mastika, which is like gin mixed with aniseed, slivovitz, which is like vodka mixed with ammoniated quinine, and tsuica, which is like slivovitz, only more so.
Fatigue, combined with tsuica, mastika and slivovitz, did the rest; we slept passably well, woke up to a landscape of fairy-tale mountains, winding valleys and frozen rivers, and arrived at Sofia about ten o'clock in the morning.