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Pilsner

or pil·sner

[ pilz-ner, pils- ]
/ ˈpɪlz nər, ˈpɪls- /
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noun
a pale, light lager beer.
any lager beer of high quality.
Also called pil·sner glass . a tall glass that is tapered to a short stem at the bottom, used especially for beer.
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Also Pil·sen·er [pil-zuh-ner, -suh-, pilz-ner, pils-]. /ˈpɪl zə nər, -sə-, ˈpɪlz nər, ˈpɪls-/.

Origin of Pilsner

First recorded in 1875–80; from German Pilsener literally, “of Pilsen ”; see -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for Pilsner

Pilsner

Pilsener

/ (ˈpɪlznə) /

noun
a type of pale beer with a strong flavour of hops

Word Origin for Pilsner

named after Pilsen, where it was originally brewed
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