Raki definitions

răk'ē, rä'kē, rä'kə
A brandy of Turkey and the Balkans, distilled from grapes or plums and flavored with anise.
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An alcoholic liquor made from grape juice, grain, etc. in the Middle East and S Europe.
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An Turkish liqueur flavored with anise.
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Origin of raki

From Turkish rakı, from Arabic عرقي (ʿáraqi, “of liquor"), from عرق (ʿáraq, “arrack, arak"), literally, “condensate," which refers to an ouzo-like liqueur made of raisins.