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Definition of the noun amaretto

What does amaretto mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • amaretto: amarettos
  • Amaretto: Amarettos

  1. an Italian almond liqueur
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic words: cordial / liqueur = strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal

Alternative definition of the noun amaretto


  1. [uncountable] [countable] A sweet-bitter liqueur originating from Italy (but also prodcued in Turkey), flavored with almonds and a secret blend-specific mix of some 200 ingredients such as the pits from apricots, peaches, cherries or other stone-fruits.
  2. [countable] A glass of that liqueur


Amaretto is a sweet, almond-flavoured, Italian liqueur. It is made from a base of apricot pits or almonds, sometimes both.

  • also known as Alcoholic beverage, liqueur, coffee, 63 proof
  • more generic: Liqueur

There are other drinks with Amaretto in their name, like Amaretto Sour.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amaretto

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Google previewThe Simple Art of EatingWell (2013)

by The Editors of EatingWell, Jessie Price, EatingWell Test Kitchen

AMARETTO: Amaretto is an almond-flavored liqueur. Look for it at the liquor store or replace it with 4 tablespoons orange juice mixed with 1⁄4 teaspoon almond extract. ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE: Andouille sausage is a smoky, mildly spicy pork ...

Google previewBartender's Bundle For Dummies Two eBook Bundle (2012)

Bartending For Dummies and Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies by Ray Foley

Amaretto is an almond-flavored cordial. Amarula Cream Liqueur is made from the fruit of the marula tree from Africa and added to the highest quality cream.

Google previewGood Spirits (2007)

Recipes, Revelations, Refreshments, and Romance, Shaken and Served with a Twist by A. J. Rathbun

Q A Note: Amaretto is an almond-flavored liqueur. This drink goes south fast ifa cheap and sickly sweet amaretto is used. Amaretto di Saronno, from Saronno, Italy, is a good choice. Q A Tip: When ordering this drink out in the world, you'll often ...

Google previewDolci: Italy's Sweets (2011)

by Francine Segan

Amaretto is an ingredient in hundreds of dessert recipes and is also paired with all sorts of Italian sweets, especially crunchy amaretti cookies. One of Italy's bestselling. glossary of italian dessert wines and liqueurs Cut 4 long strips of zest from ...

Google previewABC's of Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

Amaretto is an Italian almond liqueur. Alexanders with gin or brandy are a deal. Ale adds to the alcohol assortment. Appetizers come before the meal as well. Albumen is the gel around the egg yolk. Albumin is the protein in the gel. Aubergine ...

Google previewThe Book of Dangerous Cocktails (2017)

Adventurous Recipes for Serious Drinkers by Dylan March, Jennifer Boudinot

Amaretto is an Italian, almond- flavored liqueur that's used in many of hot drinks in this book. Plus, if you light it on fire with rum ...

Google previewClear Thinking When Drinking (2006)

The Handbook for Responsible Alcohol Consumption by Roman T. Solohub

Amaretto is a liqueur made from apricot pits with a slightly bitter almond flavor. American Council on Alcohol Problems is a temperance organization that promotes the control-of-consump- tion (more accurately called reduction-of- ...

Google previewThe Art and Soul of Baking (2008)

by Cindy Mushet, Sur La Table, Maren Caruso

Amaretto is an Italian almond liquor. The best, Amaretto di Saronno, has a refreshingly clean flavor of almonds that is extracted from the tiny bitter almond–flavored kernel inside apricot pits. Another good brand is Lazzaroni Amaretto ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

The original formula,called Amaretto diSaronno, comes from the Italiantownof Saronno. (Amaretto inItalian means “a little bitter.”) A wholly unsubstantiatedlegend, promoted bythe producer's American distributor, Glenmore Distilleries of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Exquisite (2010)

An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins

1⁄2 tsp Di Saronno amaretto 1. In a heavy pot, warm the half-and-half, sugar, and tiny pinch of salt over medium heat until steaming, but never boiling, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar. 2. Temper the egg yolks by whiskingina bitof the ...

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

per 6 fl oz Cafe amaretto Cafe francais Cafe vienna Irish mocha ...

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words (2016)

by Robert Sungenis

amaretto, n. an Italian liquer with an almond taste. Italian: amaretto, from amaro: bitter. amarevole, adv. In music: with bitterness; poignant. amatory, adj. of love; expressing love; that which concerns ...

Google previewLexicon of Real American Food (2011)

by Jane Stern, Michael Stern

No doubt, there are relatively fancy chess pies—chocolate chess, amaretto chess , even caramel chess—but the essence of this pie is purity. Eggs, butter, sugar, and a bit of cornmeal are the only necessary ingredients, and sometimes the only ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

allegretto, amaretto, amoretto, Canaletto, cornetto, falsetto, ghetto, larghetto, libretto, Loreto, Orvieto, ristretto, Soweto, stiletto, ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2009)

by Bill Bryson

amaretto. Liqueur; pi. amarettos. Amarillo, Texas. amaryllis. ambergris. Substance used in the manufacture of perfumes. ambidextrous. Not -erous. ambience. ambiguous, equivocal. Both mean vague ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy (2015)

by Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park

The firm received a lot of suggestions, from which they developed three new flavors: amaretto, cherry, and almond. The ability to engage customers in such a direct way has the potential to develop new and better products, but close ...

Google previewThe Aphrodisiac Encyclopaedia (2012)

A Compendium of Culinary Come-ons by Mark Douglas Hill

Amaretto liqueur : 1 tsp Fresh apricots : 6 Flaked almonds : 1 tsp In a food processor, finely grind the blanched almonds, then add the icing sugar and a teaspoon ofamaretto ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Food & Kitchen - Food & Kitchen (2009)

and an essence that flavors Amaretto ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Restaurant Forms (2004)

A Complete Kit of Ready-to-use Checklists, Worksheets, and Training Aids for a Successful Food Service Operation by Douglas Robert Brown

Dewars Di Saranno Amaretto ............ Amo ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Beer (2014)

The Beer Lover's Bible - A Complete Reference To Beer Styles, Brewing Methods, Ingredients, Festivals, Traditions, And More) by Christine P. Rhodes

Essences may have an artificiality thatthe brewer mightnot wish to introduce, but theymaybe used toadd a flavor(such as chocolate, amaretto, or hazelnut) thatwill enhance a particularbrew. In general,hops are used sparingly (5–20 IBU) infruit, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-etto, ghetto, petto, stretto; cavetto, falsetto, larghetto, libretto, palmetto, stiletto, terzetto, zuchetto; allegretto, amaretto, amoretto, fianchetto, lazaretto, Rigo- letto, vaporetto; Tintoretto. -ettor. See -etter. -etty (-e-), Betty, fretty, Hetty, jetty, Lettie, ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base sour (amaretto, amarine) ...

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