eau de vie

[ohduh vee; English oh duh vee]
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Origin of eau de vie

literally, water of life; cf. aqua vitae
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Related Words for eau de vie

whiskey, cognac, marc

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British Dictionary definitions for eau de vie

eau de vie

noun
  1. brandy or other spirits

Word Origin for eau de vie

French, literally: water of life
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