slivovitz

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noun sliv·o·vitz \ˈsli-və-ˌvits, ˈslē-, -ˌwits\

Definition of slivovitz

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

Origin and Etymology 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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