eau-de-vie

play
noun \ ˌō-də-ˈvē \

Definition of eau-de-vie

plural eaux-de-vie play \ˌō(z)-də-ˈvē\
:a clear brandy distilled from the fermented juice of fruit (such as pears or raspberries)

Origin and Etymology of eau-de-vie

French, literally, water of life, translation of Medieval Latin aqua vitae


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