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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Italian almond-flavored liqueur, 1945 (the original brand, Amaretto di Saronno, dates to 1851), from the Italian word for almond (q.v.), which did not acquire the excrescent -l- of the English word. Sometimes confused with amoretto. Amoroso (literally "lover"), a type of sweetened sherry, is attested from c.1870.
n. 1 (context uncountable countable English) A sweet-bitter liqueur originating from Italy (but also prodcued in Turkey), flavored with almonds and a secret blend-specific mix of some 200 ingredients such as the pits from apricots, peaches, cherry or other stone-fruits. 2 (context countable English) A glass of that liqueur
Amaretto (Italian for "a little bitter") is a sweet, almond-flavoured, Italian liqueur associated with Saronno, Italy. Various commercial brands are made from a base of apricot pits, almonds, or both.
Amaretto serves a variety of culinary uses, can be drunk by itself, and is added to other beverages to create several popular mixed drinks, as well as to coffee.
Amaretto is an almond-flavored Italian liqueur.
Amaretto may also refer to:
- Almond-flavored cookies (plural amaretti):
- "Amaretto" as a flavouring, derived from several sources:
- Orgeat syrup
Usage examples of "amaretto".
If the White House had underreacted to the Egyptian pyramids allegation, it overreacted to the Amaretto and cream tale.
A grande Amaretto Cappuccino, a Mocha Frappuccino, and a Caramel Macchiato landed in my four-cup carrier, along with a half-dozen muffins and croissants.
A tall waiter with impressive ivory horns entered, carrying an amaretto and a Singapore sling on an antique silver tray.