Calvados


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cal·va·dos

 (kăl′və-dōs′, kăl′və-dōs′)
n.
A French brandy made from apples.

[French, after Calvados, a department of northwest France.]

Calvados

(ˈkælvəˌdɒs)
n
1. (Placename) a department of N France in the Basse-Normandie region. Capital: Caen. Pop: 659 893 (2003 est). Area: 5693 sq km (2198 sq miles)
2. (Brewing) an apple brandy distilled from cider in this region

Cal•va•dos

(ˌkæl vəˈdoʊs, ˈkæl vəˌdoʊs)

n.
an apple brandy of the Normandy region of France distilled from cider.
[after Calvados, department in Normandy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Calvados - dry apple brandy made in Normandy
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
Translations

Calvados

[ˈkælvəˌdɒs] NCalvados m
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