aquavit[ak′wə vēt′, äk′-]
aquavit definition by Webster's New World
Origin: German ; from Classical Latin aqua vitae: see aqua vitae
aquavit definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian akvavit, from Medieval Latin aqua vītae, highly distilled spirits : Latin aqua, water; see aqua + Latin vītae, genitive of vīta, life; see vital.