[ al-kur-meez ]
/ ælˈkɜr miz /
a Mediterranean liqueur made from brandy flavored with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and other spices, and colored red with kermes or cochineal.
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Origin of alkermes
1595–1605; < Spanish < Arabic al the + qirmiz kermes
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