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grappa Syllabification: grap·pa
Pronunciation: /ˈɡräpə/

Definition of grappa in English:


A brandy distilled from the fermented residue of grapes after they have been pressed in winemaking.
Example sentences
  • Oregon pears, apples, cherries, raspberries, and grapes are transformed into grappas, brandy, and eau-de-vie.
  • In Italy such brandies are called grappa, in Portugal bagaceira.
  • Serve it at the end of a special meal instead of brandy or grappa.


Italian, literally 'grape stalk', of Germanic origin.

Words that rhyme with grappa

clapper, dapper, flapper, kappa, knapper, mapper, nappa, napper, rapper, sapper, scrapper, snapper, strapper, tapper, trapper, wrapper, yapper, Zappa
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