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[pair-noh; French per-naw]
  1. a brand of green, aromatic anise- and licorice-flavored liqueur, originally from France.
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Contemporary Examples of pernod

Historical Examples of pernod

  • I shall go back and prepare the dinner, and thou shalt remain and drink a Pernod.

    Zut and Other Parisians

    Guy Wetmore Carryl

  • He dropped into a chair and poured himself an inch of Pernod, as the defeated suitor turned to me in despair.

British Dictionary definitions for pernod


  1. trademark an aniseed-flavoured apéritif from France
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