from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. same as persicot.


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  • persico played a major role in sionnach's misspent youth, when he spent two summers working in the Berlin factory that manufactured and bottled it. It's sickly-sweet; the name derives from Pfirsich, German for peach.

    June 11, 2010

  • "Persico was a cordial flavored with the crushed kernels of peaches, apricots, or nectarines."

    —Sarah Hand Meacham, Every Home a Distillery: Alcohol, Gender, and Technology in the Colonial Chesapeake (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009), 11

    June 7, 2010