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ratafia (n.)

sweet liqueur flavored with kernels of cherries, apricots, etc., 1690s, from French ratafia (17c.), a word of unknown origin; perhaps ultimately from the same source as arrack.

updated on April 25, 2021

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Definitions of ratafia from WordNet

ratafia (n.)
sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds;
Synonyms: ratafee
ratafia (n.)
macaroon flavored with ratafia liqueur;
Synonyms: ratafia biscuit
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