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From Dutch, named after the island Curaçao, one of the Dutch Antilles, itself named after the Portuguese word curação (medical cure), from Latin curatio (cure), from curare (to cure), from cura (care, cure).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkjuːɹəsaʊ/, /ˈkjuːɹəsəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈk(j)ʊəɹ.əˌsaʊ/, /ˈk(j)ʊəɹ.əˌsoʊ/, /ˌk(j)ʊəɹ.əˈsaʊ/, /ˌk(j)ʊəɹ.əˈsoʊ/

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curaçao (countable and uncountable, plural curaçaos)

  1. A liqueur, made from eau-de-vie, sugar and, as flavor, dried peel of sweet and sour oranges.

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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch, named after the island Curaçao, one of the Dutch Antilles, itself named after the Portuguese word curação (medical cure), from Latin curatio (cure), from curare (to cure), from cura (care, cure).

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curaçao m (plural curaçaos)

  1. The orange peel-flavored liqueur curaçao

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