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EnglishEdit

 
Bottles of amaretto.

EtymologyEdit

From Italian amaretto, from amaro (bitter) (from Latin amarus) + diminutive suffix -etto.

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amaretto (countable and uncountable, plural amarettos or amaretti)

  1. (uncountable, countable) A sweet-bitter liqueur originating from Italy (but also produced in Turkey), flavored with almonds and a secret blend-specific mix of some 200 ingredients such as the pits from apricots, peaches, cherries or other stone fruits.
    Amaretto makes a fine digestive.
  2. (countable) A glass of that liqueur.
    Gino has an amaretto on the porch after every elaborate meal.
  3. (countable) A light Italian cookie made with almonds.

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From Italian amaretto.

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amaretto m (plural amaretto's, diminutive amarettootje n)

  1. amaretto
  2. a glass of amaretto

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From Italian, from amaro (bitter) (from Latin amārus) + diminutive ending -etto.

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amaretto m (plural amarettos)

  1. The sweet-bitter liquer amaretto
  2. A glass of it

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EtymologyEdit

From amaro 'bitter' (from Latin amarus) + the diminutive suffix -etto.

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amaretto m (plural amaretti)

  1. The sweet-bitter liquer amaretto

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amaretto m (plural amarettos)

  1. amaretto (a sweet almond-flavoured liqueur)