amaro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian.

Noun[edit]

amaro (countable and uncountable, plural amaros)

  1. An Italian herbal liqueur.
    • 2007 June 27, Rob Willey, “A Bit of History, Reborn in a Glass”, New York Times:
      At Vessel, in Seattle, the bar manager, Jamie Boudreau, starts his cherry bitters by combining separate bourbon- and rye-based infusions with a touch of honey-flavored vodka and the Italian digestif amaro.

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Etymology[edit]

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Compare French amarre, Spanish amarra.

Noun[edit]

amaro (plural amari)

  1. (nautical) hawser, mooring rope/cable
  2. lashing (as for a gun, etc.)

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amārus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ˈma.ro/
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -aro
  • Hyphenation: a‧mà‧ro

Adjective[edit]

amaro m (feminine amara, masculine plural amari, feminine plural amare)

  1. bitter

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

amaro m (plural amari)

  1. bitter, bitterness
  2. Any of several herbal liqueurs

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amārō

  1. dative masculine singular of amārus
  2. dative neuter singular of amārus
  3. ablative masculine singular of amārus
  4. ablative neuter plural of amārus

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amaro m (feminine amara plural amaros feminine plural amaras; comparable)

  1. Alternative form of amargo.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

amaro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of [[amarar#Spanish|amarar]].