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rosolio

[roh-zoh-lee-oh, ruh-; Italian raw-zaw-lyaw]
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  1. a cordial flavored with rose petals, cloves, cinnamon, or the like, popular in southern Europe.
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Origin of rosolio

1810–20; < Italian, variant of rosoli < Medieval Latin rōs sōlis dew of the sun
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Historical Examples

  • Not a soul spoke, and they all scowled fiercely at the brandy, the rosolio, and each other.

    To Leeward

    F. Marion Crawford

  • Ah, he's a sadly leaky vessel, is Rosolio, as we used to call him.

  • Rosolio held the castle, and Escarbilles tried to dislodge him.

    Famous Prima Donnas

    Lewis Clinton Strang

  • In the carriage-pocket we found a paper of biscuits and a bottle of Rosolio.

    The History of Samuel Titmarsh

    William Makepeace Thackeray