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.]
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aperitif

(əˌpɛrɪˈtiːf) or

apéritif

n
an alcoholic drink, esp a wine, drunk before a meal to whet the appetite
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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)]
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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.
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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"
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Translations
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アペリチフ
아페리티프
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เหล้าก่อนอาหาร
rượu khai vị

aperitif

[əˌperɪˈtiːf] Naperitivo m
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aperitif

apéritif [əˌpɛrɪˈtiːf] napéritif m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

apéritif

, aperitive
nAperitif m
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aperitif

[əˈpɛrɪtɪf] naperitivo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

aperitif

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