Definition of slivovitz in English:

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slivovitz

Pronunciation: /ˈslivəˌvits/

noun

A type of plum brandy made chiefly in eastern Europe.
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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Syllabification: sliv·o·vitz

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