nocino

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Noun[edit]

nocino (uncountable)

  1. A sticky Italian liqueur made from unripe green walnuts steeped in spirit.
    • 2007 November 22, Joyce Wadler, “The Journey Home: Making a New Life in the Old Country”, New York Times:
      Ask Ms. Paolantonio's cousin Giuseppina Paolantonio, who appears to be in her late 70s, how to make nocino, the walnut liqueur that is popular here, and the recipe begins: On June 24th, pick the walnuts.

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Etymology[edit]

From noce (walnut)

Noun[edit]

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nocino m (plural nocini)

  1. nocino
  2. A childish game in which walnuts are thrown against a pyramid of four other walnuts