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amaretto

noun uk   /ˌæm.əˈret.əʊ/  us   /ˈret̬.oʊ/

amaretto noun (DRINK)

[U] a sweet alcoholic drink made from almonds (= a type of nut)

amaretto noun (BISCUIT)

[C] (plural amaretti uk   /-i/ us   ) an Italian biscuit made from almonds (= a type of nut)
Translations of “amaretto”
in Chinese (Traditional) 飲料, 以杏仁為原料的甜味酒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 饮料, 以杏仁为原料的甜味酒…
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