mirabelle

[ mir-uh-bel, mir-uh-bel ]
/ ˌmɪr əˈbɛl, ˈmɪr əˌbɛl /

noun

a dry, white plum brandy from Alsace.

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Origin of mirabelle

1700–10; < French; Middle French mirabolan myrobalan, by folk etymology
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British Dictionary definitions for mirabelle

mirabelle
/ (ˈmɪrəˌbɛl) /

noun

a small sweet yellow-orange fruit that is a variety of greengage
a liqueur distilled from this

Word Origin for mirabelle

C18: from French
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