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pisco

[ pis-koh, pee-skoh; Spanish pee-skaw ]
/ ˈpɪs koʊ, ˈpi skoʊ; Spanish ˈpi skɔ /
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noun

a brandy made in the district near Pisco, a seaport in Peru.

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Origin of pisco

1840–50, Americanism;<Spanish
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