amaretto

[ am-uh-ret-oh, ah-muh- ]
/ ˌæm əˈrɛt oʊ, ˌɑ mə- /

noun

an Italian liqueur with a slightly bitter almond flavor.

Origin of amaretto

1975–80; < Italian, diminutive of amaro bitter < Latin amārus
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amaretto

/ (æməˈrɛtəʊ) /

noun

an Italian liqueur with a flavour of almonds

Word Origin for amaretto

C20: from Italian amaro bitter
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