from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A colorless brandy made from the fermented juice of cherries.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A clear brandy made from black cherries: kirchwasser

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A common contraction of kirsch-wasser.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. from fermented juice of black morello cherries


French, short for German Kirschwasser; see kirschwasser.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
German Kirschwasser, “cherry water” (Wiktionary)



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