Definition of grappa
: a dry colorless brandy distilled from fermented grape pomace
Recent Examples of grappa from the Web
Panizza, who has remained aloof throughout the meal, delivers us slices of strosciata, a local, lightly sweet, dry, crumbly cake, and two bottles of grappa, and sits down with us.
The Grazianeddu features only regional products from Sardinia, like bitter honey, Myrtle berry and Abbardente, a kind of moonshine-grappa hybrid.
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Origin and Etymology of grappa
Italian, from Italian dialect, grape stalk, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German krāpfo hook
First Known Use: circa 1893
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