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grappa

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrapə
 
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Definition of grappa in English:

noun

[mass noun]
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.

Origin

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

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