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eau–de–vie

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noun \ˌō-də-ˈvē\

Definition of eau–de–vie

plural

eaux–de–vie

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  1. :  a clear brandy distilled from the fermented juice of fruit (as pears or raspberries)



Origin and Etymology of eau–de–vie

French, literally, water of life, translation of Medieval Latin aqua vitae


First Known Use: 1683


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