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Definition of the noun akvavit
What does akvavit mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: akvavits
- Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- synonym of akvavit: aquavit
- more generic terms: booze / hard drink / hard liquor / John Barleycorn / liquor / spirits / strong drink = an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
- substance: caraway seed = aromatic seeds of the caraway plant
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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Bartending 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 It's a Scandinavian drink originally made in Aalborg, Denmark.
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 It's a Scandinavian drink originally made in Aalborg, Denmark.
The 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 ...
Fodor's Denmark (2006)
by Sarah Sper, Carissa Bluestone
Akvavit is an acquired taste. It's usually drunk as a shot, or as the Danes ...
The 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 ...
The Gluten-Free Bible (2005)
The Thoroughly Indispensable Guide to Negotiating Life without Wheat by Jax Peters Lowell
Akvavit is the traditional firewater of Scandinavia.
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 ...
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, ...
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.
by Homero E. Martinez
Aquavit (Akvavit) ( Hospitality): National beverage of the Scandinavian countries. 44 Dictionary For ...
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.
by David A. Bender
aquavit (akvavit, akavit) Scandinavian; spirit flavoured with herbs (commonly caraway, cumin, dill, ...
The 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 ...
by Thomas Nordegren
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 ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
aquavit /,akwo'vi:t/ (also akvavit) > noun ...
Concise 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 ...
The 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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Scrabble value of A1K5V4A1V4I1T1
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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