- a dry, white plum brandy from Alsace.
Origin of mirabelle
1700–10; < French; Middle French mirabolan myrobalan, by folk etymology
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Examples from the Web for mirabelle
Mr. Mix was fresh from an interview with Miss Mirabelle Starkweather.
Mirabelle was tact-proof; you might as well try subtle diplomacy on a locomotive.
Mirabelle went over to her desk, and searched the pigeon-holes.
It was his own demand note, payable to John Starkweather and endorsed by him to Mirabelle.
Perhaps it 99 would be wise to explain to Mirabelle that he had once been a sinner.
- a small sweet yellow-orange fruit that is a variety of greengage
- a liqueur distilled from this
C18: from French
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