liqueur definition

  • noun:
    • Any of various highly tasting alcohol based drinks typically served in small quantities after-dinner.
    • A flavored alcoholic drink which generally extremely sweet possesses a high percentage of alcoholic beverages. Cordials tend to be a form of liqueur made utilising the infusion procedure instead of the essence and distillation processes.
    • An aromatic alcohol cordial.
    • An alcoholic beverage, usually sweet as well as large taste and perfume; a cordial.
    • specifically— a very good and nice wine like those cultivated in certain south locations, like Lunel, Alicant, and Cyprus, which are also known as liqueur wines.
    • A spirituous substance based upon brandy or pure alcohol, and wholly artificial in its composition. These liqueurs come in a particular sense the successors of those associated with the old, of said to be universal remedies. Their particular modern-day usage is practically solely the satisfaction of the palate. See curaçao, Benedictine, chartreuse, maraschino, eau-de-vie de Dantzig (underneath eau-de-vie), anisette, and cordial.
    • A mixture ready for the purpose of dosing wine, the effervescence and sweetness of wine based much upou, its composition. It consists both of wine or of good brandy, or of a mixture of the two, with pure rockcandy mixed with it.
    • just like liqueur-glass.
    • powerful highly flavored sweet liquor often drunk after a meal
  • others:
    • To taste or treat (wine) with a liqueur.

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