|1.||any alcoholic drink, esp spirits, or such drinks collectively|
|2.||any liquid substance, esp that in which food has been cooked|
|3.||pharmacol a solution of a pure substance in water|
|4.||brewing warm water added to malt to form wort|
|5.||in liquor drunk; intoxicated|
|6.||brewing to steep (malt) in warm water to form wort; mash|
|[C13: via Old French from Latin, from liquēre to be liquid]|
liquor liq·uor (lĭk'ər)
An aqueous solution, especially of a medicinal substance.
An alcoholic beverage made by distillation rather than by fermentation.
(lī'kwôr, lĭk'wôr) In anatomical nomenclature, a term for any of several body fluids.