Ouzo definitions

o͝o'zō
A colorless, unsweetened Greek liqueur flavored with anise.
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A colorless Greek liqueur flavored with aniseed.
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(uncountable) An anise-flavoured liqueur, popular in Greece.
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(countable) A serving of this drink.
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Origin of ouzo

From Greek ούζο (oúzo), either from Turkish üzüm (“grape") or from the Italian uso Massalia (for use in Marseille) stamped on selected silkworm cocoons exported from Tyrnavos in the 19th century, standing for "superior quality". Other: from the ancient greek word όζω - οσμή (ózo - osmí = smell) because of the strong smell of the drink.