grappa


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grap·pa

 (grä′pə)
n.
An Italian brandy distilled from the pomace of grapes used in winemaking.

[Italian, from Italian dialectal, grape stalk, brandy, of Germanic origin.]

grappa

(ˈɡræpə)
n
(Brewing) a spirit distilled from the fermented remains of grapes after pressing
[Italian: grape stalk, of Germanic origin; see grape]

grap•pa

(ˈgrɑ pə)

n.
an unaged brandy distilled from the pomace of a wine press.
[1890–95; < Italian: grape stalk < Germanic; see grape]

grappa

An Italian spirit made from the remains of grapes after they have been used for wine making.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grappa - Italian brandy made from residue of grapes after pressing
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
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