rosolio

noun ro·so·lio \rōˈzōlēˌō, -ōl(ˌ)yō\
variants: less commonly

rosoglio

\rōˈzōlēˌō, -ōl(ˌ)yō\

Definition of rosolio

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of rosolio

Italian rosolio, probably from Medieval Latin ros solis sundew, from Latin ros dew + solis, genitive of sol sun — more at rosemary, solar


First Known Use: 1796


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