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Definition of the noun akvavit

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noun - plural: akvavits

  1. Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds

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Akvavit or aquavit is a flavoured spirit that is principally produced in Scandinavia, where it has been produced since the 15th century.

  • also known as akevitt; Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 80 proof; Aquavit

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Google previewBartending For Dummies (2010)

by Ray Foley

Akvavit is a barley-and-potato distillate that's clear, colorless, and potent. It's a Scandinavian drink originally made in Aalborg, Denmark.

Google previewBartender's Bundle For Dummies Two eBook Bundle (2012)

Bartending For Dummies and Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies by Ray Foley

Akvavit is a barley-and-potato distillate that's clear, colorless, and potent. It's a Scandinavian drink originally made in Aalborg, Denmark.

Google previewThe Gluten-Free Revolution (2015)

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know about Losing the Wheat, Reclaiming Your Health, and Eating Happily Ever After by Jax Peters Lowell

Akvavit is the traditional firewater of Scandinavia. And Ikea sells a mean ...

Google previewFodor's Denmark (2006)

by Sarah Sper, Carissa Bluestone

Akvavit is an acquired taste. It's usually drunk as a shot, or as the Danes ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Sweden (2009)

by James Proctor, Neil Roland

Akvavit Sweden's answer to schnapps, akvavit is a potato-based spirit that's served ice- cold in bars and restaurants throughout the country. It's flavoured with spices, herbs or citrus fruits, and there are numerous different varieties to choose ...

Google previewThe Gluten-Free Bible (2005)

The Thoroughly Indispensable Guide to Negotiating Life without Wheat by Jax Peters Lowell

Akvavit is the traditional firewater of Scandinavia.

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Drink (2005)

An A-Z of Alcoholic Beverages by Ned Halley

akvavit (clear spirits from potatoes or grain) at the Stockholm distillery which may be the largest in central Europe. The monopoly, now restructured under conditions of membership of the European Union, is responsible for all Sweden's ...

Google previewHugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine 2001 (2010)

by Hugh Johnson

or Scandinavian akvavit, and cold beer. If wine essential, try Muscadet. Hors d'oeuvres See also Antipasti. Clean, fruity, sharp white (* •**): Sancerre or any Sauvignon Bl, Grüner Veltliner, ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

aquavit (akvavit or akavit) Scandinavian; spirit flavoured with herbs (commonly caraway, cumin, dill or fennel). Also known as snaps, and in Germany as schnapps.

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities: Over 7,100 Terms on Airlines (2008)

by Homero E. Martinez

Aquavit (Akvavit) ( Hospitality): National beverage of the Scandinavian countries. 44 Dictionary For ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1984)

by B. A. Phythian

akvavit Same as aquavit. a la [Fr. ] In the manner of. As prepared by or for. (a la) a la carte [Fr.] (From) that part of a menu where items are separately priced. (a la KAHT) See prix fixe, table d'hote. a la mode [Fr.] In the fashion.

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

aquavit (akvavit, akavit) Scandinavian; spirit flavoured with herbs (commonly caraway, cumin, dill, ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

of Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish akvavit, itself an adaptation of Latin aqua vītae; this, like French eau de vie and, ultimately, English whisky, means 'water of life'. arabica ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Akvavit ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (2014)

Egg yolks, sugar, and vanilla Holland Akvavit Anise, caraway seeds, coriander dill, fennel, and grains of paradise Scandinavia Amaretto Apricot kernel and bitter almond flavor Italy Anis Anise/Star Anise/fennel flavor Diverse Arrack Distillation ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

aquavit /,akwo'vi:t/ (also akvavit) > noun ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

akvavit — Mediaeval L. aqua vitae.] aqueduct ak'wi-dukt. n. an artificial channel or pipe for conveying water, most commonly understood to mean a bridge across a valley' a bridge carrying a canal a small passage in an animal body ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

akvavit See aquavit AL abbrev: Alabama (US state; also Ala.l; Albania (IVR); Anglo- Latin. Al symbol: aluminium ALAuA/Tfv: Associate of the Library ...

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The value of this 7-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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