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pilsner

noun pil·sner \ˈpils-nər, ˈpilz-, ˈpil-zə-\

Simple Definition of pilsner

  • : a light beer with a strong flavor of hops

Full Definition of pilsner

  1. 1 :  a light beer with a strong flavor of hops

  2. 2 :  a tall slender footed glass for beer

Variants of pilsner

or pil·sen·er play \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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