Definition of slivovitz in English:

slivovitz

Syllabification: sliv·o·vitz
Pronunciation: /ˈslivəˌvits
 
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noun

A type of plum brandy made chiefly in eastern Europe.
More example sentences
  • Making matters worse, our grubby table is littered with empty bottles of a violent homemade slivovitz, or plum brandy, which we should have avoided last night but didn't.
  • They also made their own slivovitz - plum brandy.
  • She remembers people laughing and drinking slivovitz plum brandy.

Origin

Croatian šljivovica, from šljiva 'plum;' compare with sloe.

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