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liqueur

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noun li·queur \li-ˈkər, -ˈku̇r, -ˈkyu̇r\

Simple Definition of liqueur

  • : a sweet, strong alcoholic drink that is usually flavored with fruits or spices and drunk in small glasses after a meal

Full Definition of liqueur

  1. :  a usually sweetened alcoholic liquor (as brandy) flavored with fruit, spices, nuts, herbs, or seeds

Examples of liqueur

  1. a bottle of orange liqueur



Origin of liqueur

French, from Old French licour liquid — more at liquor


First Known Use: 1729


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liqueur

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noun li·queur \li-ˈkər, -ˈk(y)u̇(ə)r\

Medical Definition of liqueur

  1. :  a usually sweetened alcoholic beverage variously flavored (as with fruit or aromatics)




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