apéritif

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a·pé·ri·tif

 (ä-pĕr′ĭ-tēf′)
n.
An alcoholic drink taken as an appetizer before a meal.

[French, from Old French aperitif, purgative, from Medieval Latin aperitīvus, from Late Latin apertīvus, from Latin apertus, past participle of aperīre, to open; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

aperitif

(əˌpɛrɪˈtiːf) or

apéritif

n
an alcoholic drink, esp a wine, drunk before a meal to whet the appetite

a•pé•ri•tif

(ɑˌpɛr ɪˈtif, əˌpɛr-)

n.
an alcoholic drink taken to stimulate the appetite before a meal.
[1890–95; < French (vin) apéritif < Medieval Latin aperitīvus, Late Latin apertīvus aperient < Latin apert- (see aperture)]

aperitif

, appetizer - An aperitif is a drink to stimulate the appetite and an appetizer is a food that does this before a meal.
See also related terms for stimulate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aperitif - alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizeraperitif - alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
Translations
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アペリチフ
아페리티프
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เหล้าก่อนอาหาร
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