an Italian liqueur with a slightly bitter almond flavor.
Italian almond biscuits
an Italian liqueur with a flavour of almonds
Italian almond-flavored liqueur, 1945 (the original brand, Amaretto di Saronno, dates to 1851), from the Italian word for almond (q.v.), which did not acquire the excrescent -l- of the English word. Sometimes confused with amoretto. Amoroso (literally “lover”), a type of sweetened sherry, is attested from c.1870.
amariah said by Jehovah. (1.) One of the descendants of Aaron by Eleazar (1 Chr. 6:7,52). He was probably the last of the high priests of Eleazar’s line prior to the transfer of that office to Eli, of the line of Ithamar. (2.) A Levite, son of Hebron, of the lineage of Moses (1 Chr. […]
a city in NW Texas. Contemporary Examples And so, to survive, she started showing up at the Amarillo Resource Center food bank, in the windswept Texas Panhandle. The New Blue-Collar Hungry Sasha Abramsky November 17, 2009 The Smiths’ 1,800-acre spread, the Sunshine Ranch, sits about 15 miles east of Amarillo. The Texas Drought Seen Firsthand […]
amarine amarine am·a·rine (ām’ə-rĭn, -rīn’) n. Any of various bitter substances derived from plants, especially from the oil of bitter almond.
of or relating to the period in ancient Egyptian history described on cuneiform tablets (Amarna tablets) that were found in 1887 at Tell el Amarna and contain the correspondence (Amarna letters) from neighboring kings and governors to Amenhotep IV and his father Amenhotep III. Historical Examples The Tell el Amarna letters have done much to […]