slivovitz


sliv·o·vitz

noun \ˈsli-və-ˌvits, ˈslē-, -ˌwits\

Definition of SLIVOVITZ

:  a dry usually colorless plum brandy made especially in the Balkan countries

Origin of SLIVOVITZ

Serbian & Croatian šljivovica, from šljiva, sliva plum; akin to Russian sliva plum — more at livid
First Known Use: 1837

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