amoroso

[ ah-muh-roh-soh; Spanish ah-maw-raw-saw ]
/ ˌɑ məˈroʊ soʊ; Spanish ˌɑ mɔˈrɔ sɔ /

noun

a medium dry sherry of Spain.

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Origin of amoroso

1610–20; < Spanish: amorous
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British Dictionary definitions for amoroso

amoroso
/ (ˌæməˈrəʊsəʊ) /

adjective, adverb

music (to be played) lovingly

noun

a rich sweetened sherry of a dark colour

Word Origin for amoroso

from Italian and Spanish: amorous
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