aquavit

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Latin aqua vitae (spirits)

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aquavit (countable and uncountable, plural aquavits)

  1. A Scandinavian liquor that is about 40% alcohol by volume; distilled from potato or grain mash and flavored with caraway seeds, anise, fennel, dill and other spices and herbs, depending on variety.
  2. A Polish, Ukrainian, or Russian drink that is a precursor or variant of vodka. Also called okovita. (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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aquavit m (plural aquavits)

  1. aquavit

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aquavit m (plural aquavits)

  1. aquavit (Scandinavian liquor)