rosolio

noun
ro·​so·​lio
variants: or less commonly rosoglio \ rōˈzōlēˌō , -​ōl(ˌ)yō \
plural -s

Definition of rosolio

: a cordial made from spirits and sugar flavored variously (as with petals of roses, orange blossom water, cinnamon, or cloves)

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First Known Use of rosolio

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rosolio

Italian rosolio, probably from Medieval Latin ros solis sundew, from Latin ros dew + solis, genitive of sol sun

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“Rosolio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rosolio. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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