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slivovitz (sliwowitz) East European (originally Yugoslavian); distilled spirit made from fermented plums; similar to German quetsch and French mirabelle. Some of the stones are included with the fruit and produce a characteristic bitter flavour from the hydrocyanic acid (0.008% cyanide is present in the finished brandy).

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sliv·o·vitz / ˈslivəˌvits/ • n. a type of plum brandy made chiefly in eastern Europe.

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slivovitz: see brandy.

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