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Pilsner

[ pilz-ner, pils- ]
/ ˈpɪlz nər, ˈpɪls- /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)

a pale, light lager beer.
any lager beer of high quality.
Also called pilsner 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

1875–80; <German Pilsener literally, of Pilsen; see -er1
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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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