raki

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noun ra·ki \rə-ˈkē; ˈra-kē, ˈrä-\

Definition of raki

  1. :  a Turkish liqueur flavored with aniseed

Origin and Etymology of raki

Turkish, from Arabic 'araqī, literally, of liquor, from 'araq liquor, arrack


First Known Use: circa 1613

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