eau de vie


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eau de vie

 (ō′ də vē′)
n. pl. eaux de vie (ō′, ōz′)
Colorless brandy distilled from fermented fruit juice.

[French eau-de-vie : eau, water + de, of + vie, life.]
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eau de vie

(əʊ də viː; French od vi)
n
brandy or other spirits
[French, literally: water of life]
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eau de vie

(oʊdə ˈvi)
n.
French.
brandy.
[literally, water of life]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eau de vie - strong coarse brandy
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
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