from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ancient triangular stringed instrument.
- n. An Italian liqueur made from elderberries and flavored with licorice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An Italian liqueur made from elderberries and flavoured with licorice. Traditionally served with 3 coffee beans that represent health, wealth and fortune.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sambuke.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an Italian liqueur made with elderberries and flavored with licorice
Greek sambūkē, from Aramaic sabbəkā, from səbak, to fasten, cling; see śbk in Semitic roots.
Italian, from feminine of sambuco, elder, from Latin sambūcus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian sambuca, from Latin sambūcus ("elderberry"). (Wiktionary)