amaro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian amaro.

Noun[edit]

amaro (countable and uncountable, plural amari or amaros)

  1. An Italian herbal liqueur.
    • 2007 June 27, Rob Willey, “A Bit of History, Reborn in a Glass”, in The New York Times[1]:
      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.
    • 2009 May 24, Michael Bauer, “Adesso salumi is a slice of heaven”, in San Francisco Chronicle[2]:
      In addition, there's a full bar, with some excellent specialty cocktails and a good list of grappa, amari and dessert wines.
    • 2013 July 26, Fritz Hahn, “Football and sightseeing in Richmond”, in Independent Online[3]:
      There are two dozen cocktails and shots, from whiskey punches to tiki-style drinks. (The three-rum old-fashioned should be a summertime classic.) There's a hearty focus on the bitter Italian aperitifs known as amaros.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

amaro

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of amarar

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From amara +‎ -o.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈmaro/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ma‧ro
  • Rhymes: -aro

Noun[edit]

amaro (uncountable, accusative amaron)

  1. bitterness
    • Valdemar Langlet, Vojaĝimpresoj, originally published in Lingvo Internacia,
      mi iris de tie kun doloro kaj amaro en la koro.
      I left with pain and bitterness in my heart.
    Synonym: amareco

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French amarre, Italian amarra, Spanish amarra.

Noun[edit]

amaro (plural amari)

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

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amārus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃em-, *h₂eh₃m- (bitter, raw).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈma.ro/, [äˈmäːr̺o̞]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aro
  • Stress: amàro
  • Hyphenation: a‧ma‧ro

Adjective[edit]

amaro (feminine singular 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 singular amara, masculine plural amaros, feminine plural amaras, comparable)

  1. Alternative form of amargo

Noun[edit]

amaro m (plural amaros)

  1. amaro (an Italian herbal liqueur)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

amaro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of amarar.