pilsner


pil·sner

noun \ˈpils-nər, ˈpilz-, ˈpil-zə-\

: a light beer with a strong flavor of hops

Full Definition of PILSNER

1
:  a light beer with a strong flavor of hops
2
:  a tall slender footed glass for beer

Variants of PILSNER

pil·sner or pil·sen·er \ˈpils-nər, ˈpilz-, ˈpil-zə-\

Origin of PILSNER

German, literally, of Pilsen (Plzeň), city in the Czech Republic
First Known Use: 1875

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