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Cointreau

[kwahn-troh; French kwan-troh] /ˈkwɑn troʊ; French kwɛ̃ˈtroʊ/
Trademark.
1.
a colorless, orange-flavored liqueur.
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Cointreau

/ˈkwɑːntrəʊ/
noun
1.
trademark a colourless liqueur with orange flavouring
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Contemporary definitions for Cointreau
noun

an orange-flavored French liqueur that is a colorless form of curaçao

Word Origin

created in 1849 in France by confectioner Adolphe Cointreau and his brother, Edouard-Jean

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Word Origin and History for Cointreau
n.

orange-flavored liqueur, named for founders Adolphe and Edouard-Jean Cointreau, brothers from Angers, France, who set up Cointreau Distillery in 1849. The orange liqueur dates from 1875.

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