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slivovitz

Definitions

  • plum brandy, often consumed on passover because it doesn't contain fermented grains.

Example Sentences

  • "Let's serve shots of slivovitz after Shabbos lunch."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

שליװאָװיץ shlívovits, from Slavic root meaning 'plum'

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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