[pair-noh; French per-naw]


a brand of green, aromatic anise- and licorice-flavored liqueur, originally from France. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pernod

Contemporary Examples of pernod

  • The outcome of the rum feud is critical for both Bacardi and Pernod Ricard, because the winner could net billions in future sales.

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    Why Congress Hates Your Cuban Rum

    Tim Mak

    December 19, 2014

  • With the addition of licorice-flavored Pernod, this dish has a uniquely sophisticated flavor.

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    What to Eat: Get Well Soon

    November 10, 2009

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



trademark an aniseed-flavoured apéritif from France
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