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sambuca

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Sambuca served over ice as an ammazzacaffè.

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From Italian sambuca, from Latin sambūcus (elderberry).

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sambuca (plural sambucas)

  1. An Italian liqueur made from elderberries and flavoured with licorice. Traditionally served with 3 coffee beans that represent health, wealth and fortune.

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From Latin sambūcus (elderberry).

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sambuca f (plural sambuche)

  1. sambuca

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sambūca f (genitive sambūcae); first declension

  1. (music) A triangular harp having a very sharp, shrill tone

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sambūca sambūcae
genitive sambūcae sambūcārum
dative sambūcae sambūcīs
accusative sambūcam sambūcās
ablative sambūcā sambūcīs
vocative sambūca sambūcae