Liqueur meaning

lĭ-kûr, -kyo͝or
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Any of various strongly flavored alcoholic beverages typically served in small quantities after dinner.
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Any of certain strong, sweet, syrupy alcoholic liquors, variously flavored.
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A flavored alcoholic beverage that is usually very sweet and contains a high percentage of alcohol. Cordials are a type of liqueur manufactured using the infusion process as opposed to the essence and distillation processes.
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Origin of liqueur

  • French from Old French licour a liquid liquor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French liqueur.

    From Wiktionary