amaretto

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English[edit]

Bottles of amaretto.

Etymology[edit]

From Italian amaretto, from amaro 'bitter' (from Latin amarus) + diminutive ending -etto.

Noun[edit]

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amaretto (countable and uncountable, plural amarettos)

  1. (uncountable, countable) A sweet-bitter liqueur originating from Italy (but also prodcued in Turkey), flavored with almonds and a secret blend-specific mix of some 200 ingredients such as the pits from apricots, peaches, cherries or other stone-fruits.
    Amaretto makes a fine digestive
  2. (countable) A glass of that liqueur
    Gino has an amaretto on the porch after every elaborate meal

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian, from amaro 'bitter' (from Latin amarus) + diminutive ending -etto.

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amaretto m (plural amaretto's, diminutive amarettootje n)

  1. The sweet-bitter liquer amaretto
  2. A glass of it

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian, from amaro 'bitter' (from Latin amarus) + diminutive ending -etto.

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amaretto m (plural amarettos)

  1. The sweet-bitter liquer amaretto
  2. A glass of it

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From amaro 'bitter' (from Latin amarus) + the diminutive suffix -etto.

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Noun[edit]

amaretto m (plural amaretti)

  1. The sweet-bitter liquer amaretto

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