povidla

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from vít (to wind, roll), meaning “something produced by stirring, mixing of a boiled fruit juice”.[1] An alternate etymology derives the word ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peu- (to cleanse, purify), in the sense “purified concoction”.[2]

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Noun[edit]

povidla n (plural only)

  1. plum stew

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References[edit]

  1. ^ povidla in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ povidla in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968