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mirabelle

[mir-uh-bel, mir-uh-bel]
noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples of mirabelle

  • Mr. Mix was fresh from an interview with Miss Mirabelle Starkweather.

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  • Mirabelle was tact-proof; you might as well try subtle diplomacy on a locomotive.

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  • Mirabelle went over to her desk, and searched the pigeon-holes.

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  • It was his own demand note, payable to John Starkweather and endorsed by him to Mirabelle.

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  • Perhaps it 99 would be wise to explain to Mirabelle that he had once been a sinner.

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British Dictionary definitions for mirabelle

mirabelle

noun
  1. a small sweet yellow-orange fruit that is a variety of greengage
  2. a liqueur distilled from this
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Word Origin for mirabelle

C18: from French
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