from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sweet cordial flavored with fruit kernels or almonds.
- n. A biscuit flavored with ratafia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A liqueur or cordial flavored with peach or cherry kernels, bitter almonds, or other fruits.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spirituous liquor flavored with the kernels of cherries, apricots, peaches, or other fruit, spiced, and sweetened with sugar; -- a term applied to the liqueurs called noyau, curaçao, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sweet, cordial flavored with fruits: sometimes limited to those the flavor of which is obtained from black currants, bitter almonds, or peach- and cherry-kernels.
- n. A kind of fancy cake or biscuit.
- n. A flavoring essence of which the principal ingredient is benzoic aldehyde or oil of bitter almonds.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. macaroon flavored with ratafia liqueur
- n. sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds
French, perhaps of West Indian Creole origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)