Definition of Liqueur

1. Noun. Strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal.

Definition of Liqueur

1. n. An aromatic alcoholic cordial.

Definition of Liqueur

1. Noun. A flavored alcoholic beverage that is usually very sweet and contains a high percentage of alcohol. Cordials are a type of liqueur manufactured using the infusion process as opposed to the essence and distillation processes. ¹

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Definition of Liqueur

1. a sweetened alcoholic beverage [n -S]

Medical Definition of Liqueur

1. An aromatic alcoholic cordial. Some liqueurs are prepared by infusing certain woods, fruits, or flowers, in either water or alcohol, and adding sugar, etc. Others are distilled from aromatic or flavoring agents. Origin: F. See Liquor. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liqueur

liquefied natural gas
liquefied petroleum gas
liqueur (current term)
liquid-liquid chromatography
liquid-metal fast-breeder reactor
liquid air
liquid ammonia
liquid bleach
liquid body substance

Literary usage of Liqueur

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1911)
"In view of the acta of the defendant, with respect to the marks, labels, and bottles shown to hare been used in connection with the liqueur made at ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"liqueur. This name is given to the very numerous alcoholic preparations which ... Kummel (a Russian and German liqueur, named from the German name of the ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1911)
"And the word “Chartreuse,” statute, by virtue of the registration of the as applied to the liqueur which for genera” trademarks. Warner v. ..."

4. American Druggist (1893)
"The renown of this liqueur is widespread. Its exquisite flavor, its digestive virtues, and its value as a remedy in epidemic diseases, recommend it to ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The liqueur thus prepared constitutes the genuine Extrait ... The liqueur is chiefly consumed in France, but there is also a considerable export trade to ..."

6. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"de virage = liqueur témoin. — d1 Hoffman, (Pharm. ... (of wine) liqueur-like, combining strength with sweetness. ..."

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