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ratafia

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noun rat·a·fia \ˌra-tə-ˈfē-ə\

Definition of ratafia

  1. 1 :  a liqueur made from an infusion of macerated fruit or fruit juice in a liquor (as brandy) and often flavored with almonds

  2. 2 :  a sweet biscuit made of almond paste



Origin and Etymology of ratafia

French


First Known Use: 1699

Rhymes with ratafia

barathea, bougainvillea, camarilla, Caesarea, cascarilla, Cytherea, diarrhea, dulcinea, Eritrea, fantasia, Galatea, gonorrhea, hamartia, Hialeah, Idumaea, Ituraea, Kampuchea, latakia, Latakia, logorrhea, mythopoeia, Nicosia, panacea, Parousia, pizzeria, pyorrhea, Santeria, seborrhea, sinfonia, Tanzania, trattoria


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