liqueur

[li-kur or, esp. British, -kyoor; French lee-kœr]
noun
any of a class of alcoholic liquors, usually strong, sweet, and highly flavored, as Chartreuse or curaçao, generally served after dinner; cordial.

Origin:
1735–45; < French; see liquor

liqueur, liquor.
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liqueur (lɪˈkjʊə, French likœr)
 
n
1.  a.  any of several highly flavoured sweetened spirits such as kirsch or cointreau, intended to be drunk after a meal
 b.  (as modifier): liqueur glass
2.  a small hollow chocolate sweet containing liqueur
 
[C18: from French; see liquor]

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liqueur
"sweetened, flavored alcoholic liquor," 1729, from Fr., from O.Fr. licour "liquid." See liquor, which is the same word but borrowed earlier.
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Example sentences
He drank the liqueur, and was about to leave without paying for it.
Replace red wine with apple juice and omit liqueur to make a non-alcoholic
  punch.
Too much liquid, such as brewed coffee or liqueur, will risk ice-crystal
  formation.
Coffee follows desert, along with a sweet liqueur called a digestif.
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