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- 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”, in 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.
From noce (“walnut”)
nocino m (plural nocini)