spirituous


spir·i·tu·ous

adjective \ˈspir-i-chə-wəs, -ich-wəs\

Definition of SPIRITUOUS

:  containing or impregnated with alcohol obtained by distillation <spirituous liquors>

Origin of SPIRITUOUS

probably from French spiritueux, from Latin spiritus spirit
First Known Use: 1662

spir·i·tu·ous

adjective \ˈspir-ich-(ə-)wəs, -ich-əs, ˈspir-ət-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPIRITUOUS

: containing or impregnated with alcohol obtained by distillation

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