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 (such as brandy) and often flavored with almonds

  2. 2 :  a sweet biscuit made of almond paste

Origin and Etymology of ratafia


First Known Use: 1699

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