noun, plural fram·boises [frahn–bwaz] /frɑ̃ˈbwaz/. French.
- a brandy distilled from .
- a brandy distilled from raspberries in the Alsace-Lorraine region
1570s, from French framboise “raspberry” (12c.), usually explained as a corruption of Dutch braambezie (cognate with German brombeere “blackberry,” literally “bramble-berry”). “But some French scholars doubt this” [OED].