Definitions for calvadosˌkæl vəˈdoʊs, ˈkæl vəˌdoʊs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Cal•va•dosˌkæl vəˈdoʊs, ˈkæl vəˌdoʊs(n.)

  1. an apple brandy of the Normandy region of France distilled from cider.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of Calvados:

after Calvados, department in Normandy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Calvados(noun)

    dry apple brandy made in Normandy


  1. Calvados(ProperNoun)

    A du00E9partement of France, in the Basse-Normandie region.

  2. calvados(Noun)

    An apple brandy made in Normandy, France.

  3. calvados(Noun)

    A glass of this spirit.

  4. Origin: From the department of Calvados


  1. Calvados

    Calvados is a department in the Lower Normandy region in northwestern France. It takes its name from a cluster of rocks off the English Channel coast.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Calvados

    a maritime dep. in N. of France, skirted by dangerous rocks of the same name, with a fertile soil and a moist climate.


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