Definition of slivovitz in English:


Line breaks: slivo|vitz
Pronunciation: /ˈslɪvəvɪts


[mass noun]
  • A type of plum brandy made chiefly in the former Yugoslavia and in Romania.
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    • 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.


Croatian šljivovica, from šljiva 'plum'.

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