Alkermes



a Mediterranean liqueur made from brandy flavored with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and other spices, and colored red with kermes or cochineal.
Historical Examples

This is the original formula for the alkermes de Santa Maria Novella, which is much valued.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

They enter into alkermes, a sort of liquor served at dinner in Italy, chiefly at Florence and Naples.
The Insect World Louis Figuier

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Alkestis

    (def 1). Historical Examples “Alkestis” failed “to get the prize” when its author was competing with Sophocles. A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) Mrs. Sutherland Orr It is so that the man speaks to and of the woman, in Balaustion’s and Browning’s Alkestis. Browning’s Heroines Ethel Colburn Mayne His allegiance to this […]

  • Alkied

    alkied adjective Drunk



  • Alky

    an alcoholic. . Historical Examples Thought I’d meander up the Hill with this old bloat alky, and drop in to see the show. The Three Partners Bret Harte noun (pl) -kies (slang) a heavy drinker or alcoholic noun Alcohol Inferior or bootleg whiskey (1920s+) A chronic alcoholic

  • Alkide

    alkide alkide al·kide (āl’kīd) n. A compound in which a metal is combined with alkyl radicals.



Disclaimer: Alkermes definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.