[ oo-zoh; Greek oo-zaw ]
/ ˈu zoʊ; Greek ˈu zɔ /
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an anise-flavored, colorless liqueur of Greece.
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Origin of ouzo
1895–1900; <Modern Greek oûzo(n); etymology uncertain
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Example sentences from the Web for ouzo
Mr. Cosby had given me glass after glass of Ouzo, a drink that I had never had before.
British Dictionary definitions for ouzo
/ (ˈuːzəʊ) /
a strong aniseed-flavoured spirit from Greece
Word Origin for ouzo
Modern Greek ouzon, of obscure origin
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