ouzo

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Etymology[edit]

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.

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ouzo (countable and uncountable, plural ouzos)

  1. (uncountable) An anise-flavoured liqueur, popular in Greece.
  2. (countable) A serving of this drink.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek ούζο (oúzo),

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Noun[edit]

ouzo c (plural ouzo's, diminutive ouzootje n)

  1. ouzo

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek ούζο (oúzo),

Noun[edit]

ouzo m (plural ouzos)

  1. ouzo