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slivovitz Line breaks: slivo|vitz
Pronunciation: /ˈslɪvəvɪts/

Definition of slivovitz in English:


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


Croatian šljivovica, from šljiva 'plum'.

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