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liqueur

sweet alcoholic after-dinner drink
Not to be confused with:
liquor – an alcoholic drink; meat or vegetable broth: pot liquor
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li·queur

 (lĭ-kûr′, -kyo͝or′)
n.
Any of various strongly flavored alcoholic beverages typically served in small quantities after dinner.

[French, from Old French licour, a liquid; see liquor.]
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liqueur

(lɪˈkjʊə; French likœr)
n
1. (Brewing)
a. any of several highly flavoured sweetened spirits such as kirsch or cointreau, intended to be drunk after a meal
b. (as modifier): liqueur glass.
2. (Cookery) a small hollow chocolate sweet containing liqueur
[C18: from French; see liquor]
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li•queur

(lɪˈkɜr, -ˈkyʊər)

n.
any of a class of alcoholic liquors, usu. strong, sweet, and highly flavored, as Chartreuse or curaçao; cordial.
[1735–45; < French; see liquor]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a mealliqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
absinth, absinthe - strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
amaretto - an Italian almond liqueur
anisette, anisette de Bordeaux - liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
benedictine - a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks
Chartreuse - aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France
coffee liqueur - coffee-flavored liqueur
creme de cacao - sweet liqueur flavored with vanilla and cacao beans
creme de menthe - sweet green or white mint-flavored liqueur
creme de fraise - strawberry-flavored liqueur
Drambuie - a sweet Scotch whisky liqueur
Galliano - golden Italian liqueur flavored with herbs
orange liqueur - liqueur flavored with orange
kummel - liqueur flavored with caraway seed or cumin
maraschino, maraschino liqueur - distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
pastis - similar to absinthe but containing no wormwood
Pernod - (registered trademark) a liqueur flavored with anise
pousse-cafe - small drink served after dinner (especially several liqueurs poured carefully so as to remain in separate layers)
ratafee, ratafia - sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds
sambuca - an Italian liqueur made with elderberries and flavored with licorice
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liqueur

Liqueurs

advocaat, amaretto, Amendoa Amarga, anisette, Bailey's Irish Cream (trademark), Benedictine, chartreuse, cherry brandy, Cointreau (trademark), crème, crème de cacao, crème de menthe, Curaçao, Drambuie (trademark), Frangelico, Galliano (trademark), Glayva (trademark), Grand Marnier (trademark), Kahlua, kümmel, Malibu (trademark), maraschino, Midori, noyau, pastis, peach schnapps, Pernod (trademark), pousse-café, prunelle, ratafia or ratafee, sambucca, Southern Comfort (trademark), Tia Maria (trademark), Van der Hum, Veuve Jacquolot
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Translations
ليكير: شَراب كُحولي حُلو المَذاقمَشْرُوْبٌ رَوْحِيٌّ حِلوُ الْـمَذَاقِ
likér
likør
liköör
likööri
liker
likõrlikőr
líkjör
リキュール
리큐어
likeris
liķieris
likér
likör
เหล้า
rượu mùi

liqueur

[lɪˈkjʊəʳ]
A. Nlicor m
B. CPD liqueur glass Ncopa f de licor
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

liqueur

[lɪˈkjʊər] nliqueur fliqueur chocolates nplchocolats mpl à la liqueurliqueur glass nverre m à liqueur
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

liqueur

nLikör m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

liqueur

[lɪˈkjʊəʳ] nliquore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

liqueur

(liˈkjuə) , ((American) -ˈkə:r) noun
a strong, very sweet alcoholic drink.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

liqueur

مَشْرُوْبٌ رَوْحِيٌّ حِلوُ الْـمَذَاقِ likér likør Likör λικέρ licor likööri liqueur liker liquore リキュール 리큐어 likeur likør likier licor ликер likör เหล้า likör rượu mùi 利口酒
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in periodicals archive ?
Cooking fennel mellows it, so if you want to restore some of its anise intensity, try adding fennel seeds or anise-flavored liqueurs and spirits, such as Pernod, ouzo, anisette or sambuca.
Cooking the bulbs with scallions adds a bit of pungency, and raisins steeped in sambuca, an anise-flavored liqueur, give back a bit of that licorice flavor, along with some sweetness.
To those Italian restaurateurs up in arms, we say "Relax." Anisette, while extremely popular in Italian, especially southern Italian, restaurants in the US, IS of French origin, like most popular (absinthe, Herbsaint, Pastis, Pernod) anise-flavored liqueurs. Sambuca is the major Italian anise spirit.