aperitif

stimulates appetite ( sometimes laxative )

Aperitif

pre diner drink, usually served with small appetisers or canapés.

aperitif

(ah-pear-uh-TEEF) - A French term for an alcoholic beverage served before a meal as an appetizer to stimulate the appetite. It can be a punch made to complement the meal, but it is usually a white wine, sherry, champagne, or a sparkling wine. It can also be non-alcoholic.
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Aperitif

(ah-pehr-uh-TEEF) Any wine served before a meal. Traditionally, aperitifs were vermouths and other similar wines flavored with herbs and spices.
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aperitif

(from the article `wine`) Aperitif wines, usually taken before meals, are made by adding quinine and other ingredients to sweet, heavy wines. In France they are marketed under ...
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aperitif

noun taken before a meal as an appetizer
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Apéritif

a before-dinner drink that stimulates the appetite, usually somewhat sweet or mildly bitter.
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Aperitif

A French term referring to a light alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate appetite.
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Aperitif

A type of wine, usually 14% or more abv, to which a blend of herbs or spices have been added and which is served before a meal to stimulate the appetite. The best know aperitif is vermouth.
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Aperitif

An alcoholic beverage taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite.
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aperitif

Any beverage served before a meal intended to stimulate the appetite. They include dry sherry and vermouth, and lighter bodied sparkling and botrytised wines.
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apéritif

apéritif Etymology: 'alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite', from French; literally, 'opening' from Latin aperitivus, from aperire 'to open'.
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aperitif

Aperitifs - Aperitifs, or appetizer wines, are generally served before meals. Champagne and sherries are traditional aperitifs, and light white wine is also appropriate....
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Aperitif

Appetite stimulant.
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Apéritif

Pre-dinner drink
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aperitif

[n] - taken before a meal as an appetizer
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