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grappa

[ grahp-pah ]

noun

  1. an unaged brandy, originally from Italy, distilled from the pomace of a wine press.


grappa

/ ˈɡræpə /

noun

  1. a spirit distilled from the fermented remains of grapes after pressing


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Word History and Origins

Origin of grappa1

1890–95; < Italian: grape stalk < Germanic; grape

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Word History and Origins

Origin of grappa1

Italian: grape stalk, of Germanic origin; see grape

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Example Sentences

Shortly afterward another sector close at hand, to the north of Mount Grappa broke into activity.

Bitter fighting occurred during the morning of October 25, 1918, in the Monte Grappa region.

(p. 130) On the Grappa, under the impetus of the Fourth Army's thrust, the enemy front had collapsed.

The fire was especially violent in the region of Monte Grappa.

Young girls brought them dishes of fried sea-urchins, and broiled steaks of the grappa fish, and other savory dishes.

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