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framboise

[ frahn-bwaz ]
/ frɑ̃ˈbwaz /
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noun, plural fram·boises [frahn-bwaz]. /frɑ̃ˈbwaz/. French.

a brandy distilled from raspberries.

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Example sentences from the Web for framboise

  • Some of the most popular include Kriek (fermented with sour cherries), Framboise (raspberries), and Pêche (peaches).

  • Julia La Framboise was the teacher of the mission-school at Santee.

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  • In about a half hour after the deploying of the men a shot was heard in the direction taken by La Framboise.

British Dictionary definitions for framboise

framboise
/ French (frɑ̃bwaz) /

noun

a brandy distilled from raspberries in the Alsace-Lorraine region

Word Origin for framboise

C16: from Old French: raspberry, probably of Germanic origin
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