aquavit

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noun aqua·vit \ˈä-kwə-ˌvēt\

Definition of aquavit

  1. :  a clear Scandinavian liquor flavored with caraway seeds

Variants of aquavit

less commonly

\ˈä-kwə-ˌvēt, ˈäk-vä-\

Origin and Etymology of aquavit

Swedish, Dan, & Norwegian akvavit, from Medieval Latin aqua vitae


First Known Use: 1864


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